Carole Lombard - by George Hurrell 1937

A look at the beauty of Hollywood icon and glamorous goddess, Carole Lombard wife of William Powell and Clark Gable, who died in a plane crash.

Ann Sothern (1909-2001) by George Hurrell

Ann Sothern by George Hurrell.Ann Sothern, a deft comedian and talented singer who was known as the Queen of the B's at Columbia and RKO, where she made 18 movies between 1934 and

Brooke Shields by George Hurrell, glamor photographer of the 1930s and 40s.

Brooke Shields has one of the most beautiful faces ever seen. Even photographer George Hurrell, most famous for his Old Hollywood photos, came out of retirement to photograph her. Photo For Tatler Magazine

George Hurrell photographing Jane Russell

Unknown photographer (Will Connell?) - George Hurrell photographing Jane Russell in his Beverly Hills Studio, 1942

Dorothy Lamour    More spectacular work by George Hurrell.

Dorothy Lamour was an American actress and singer. She is best remembered for appearing in the Road to. movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. Lamour began her career in the as a big band singer.

Happy Birthday, Joan Geraldine Bennett.  Feb 27, 1910 - Dec 7, 1990

Joan Bennet stars in this quintessential film noir about an amateur painter who protects a young woman. Watch "Scarlet Street" for free.

George Hurrell - George Raft (1939)

George Hurrell - George Raft George Raft was an American film actor and dancer identified with portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the and

Joan Crawford photographed by George Hurrell, 1933.

Joan Crawford photo George Hurrell, Goege Hurrell was the artist turned photographer who played a significant role in making Hollywwod glamourous and Joan Crawford was one of his finest subjects.

Joan Crawford photographed by George Hurrell, 1929. @Deidra Brocké Wallace. Many of the actresses on this page went on to achieve major success in films. However, the dumbbells, the cry babies & the evil sirens who populated the movies after 1934 were the result of a Code that did not approve of assertive, free, happy women.

American actress Joan Crawford - wearing a dress decorated with feathers. (Photo by George Hurrell/John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images)