1950s Iconic Photographs Snapped for LIFE magazine, this December 1952 photograph shows the advancement in cinematic technology with American audiences enjoying the opening night of the first full-length American 3-D feature film, Bwana Devil.

The Most Iconic Photographs Of The 1950s

1950s Iconic Photographs Snapped for LIFE magazine, this December 1952 photograph shows the advancement in cinematic technology with American audiences enjoying the opening night of the first full-length American 3-D feature film, Bwana Devil.

The first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey, on June 6, 1933. At the height of their popularity in the 1950s and 60s there were roughly 4,000 drive-in theaters across America compared to only a few hundred today. This photo was taken in Chicago, 1951 - LIFE magazine.

LIFE at the Drive-In: Photos of a Vanishing American Pastime

The first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey, on June 6, 1933. At the height of their popularity in the 1950s and 60s there were roughly 4,000 drive-in theaters across America compared to only a few hundred today. This photo was taken in Chicago, 1951 - LIFE magazine.

“Six Women” (actress Vonetta McGee is second from the right) was taken by David S. Johnson, the premier chronicler of Black life in San Francisco in the 1950s and 1960s.// Vintage Black Glamour

“Six Women” (actress Vonetta McGee is second from the right) was taken by David S. Johnson, the premier chronicler of Black life in San Francisco in the 1950s and 1960s.// Vintage Black Glamour

vintage everyday: Cliassic Beauty Icon of Italy – 36 Stunning Color Photos of Sophia Loren in the 1950s and 1960s

vintage everyday: Cliassic Beauty Icon of Italy – 36 Stunning Color Photos of Sophia Loren in the 1950s and 1960s

Authentic and natural 1950s makeup guide. How to create a vintage makeup look worn by real women in the 1950s. vintagedancer.com/1950s/1950s-makeup/

Authentic Natural 1950s Makeup History and Tutorial

Authentic and natural 1950s makeup guide. How to create a vintage makeup look worn by real women in the 1950s. vintagedancer.com/1950s/1950s-makeup/

"When Television Was Queen: The Women of the 1950s Sitcom"

When Comedy Was Queen: The Women of the 1950s Sitcom

Most Stylish Men of the 1950s

Most Stylish Men of the 1950s

Elvis -Vince Everett 'Jailhouse Rock' 1957 According to Scotty Moore, the sweater in this film was blue. Scotty Moore said that in an interview that was on Sirius xm Elvis satellite radio.

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