This is too cool for words, which is fine and also makes sense, since it is an incredible archive of photography. The work of Life Magazine's legendary photographers (artists like Allan Grant, Yale Joel, John Dominis, Gjon Mili, N.R. Farbman, Grey Villet, Peter Stackpole and countless others) is now available in a massive internet archive powered by a handy dandy search engine. Regulars to Beware of the Blog know I'm pretty much obsessed with anything having to do with old showbiz and these classic black and white Life stills really conjure up the walls of an ancient cigar chompin' Broadway agent. Find yourself lost for days in a Broadway Danny Rose world with this super cool development put together by behemoths TimeWarner and Google. I've organized some of my favorites on my own site - click on them to enlarge. Check out:
These are just some meager examples. There are thousands and thousands of amazing photos to unearth. Now go search for your own favorites.