Charlie Chaplin’s Limelight

For Magnum Photos I wrote about W. Eugene’s Smith moving photographs of Charlie Chaplin as he made Limelight (1952), the most personal film of his career:


Photo by W. Eugene Smoth (1952)


Dennis Stock’s photographs of Maila Nurmi, America’s “iconic combination of burlesque pin-up, old Hollywood glamour, and gothic chic.”

I wrote about the iconic Maila Nurmi, better known as the horror hostess Vampira, for Magnum Photos.


Dennis Stock Maila Nurmi, star of “The Vampira Show.” Hollywood. California. USA. 1954. © Dennis Stock | Magnum Photos.