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Richard Burton as Hamlet: Portrait of an ?Avenging Angel?
Richard Burton as Hamlet: Portrait of an ?Avenging Angel?
LIFE photographer George Silk recounts taking what Richard Burton called "the best pictures he had ever had taken of him."
Let Us Now Praise a ?Pioneer of the Made-Up Picture?
Let Us Now Praise a ?Pioneer of the Made-Up Picture?
"I was enough of a journalist to realize that you invent a good picture. I was the pioneer of the made-up, faked, invented picture."
Behind the Picture: Nol Coward in the Desert
Behind the Picture: Nol Coward in the Desert
Loomis Dean's portrait of the composer, actor, singer and playwright Nol Coward, standing in the broiling Nevada sun and looking for all the world like a man waiting for someone to bring him a cocktail.
Living With Leukemia: A Family Embraces the Important Things in Life
Living With Leukemia: A Family Embraces the Important Things in Life
Portrait of a California family that refused to simply accept a dire prognosis when the mother was diagnosed with leukemia.
Gene Kelly: Caught in the Act
Gene Kelly: Caught in the Act
LIFE.com presents photographs from 1944 that deftly capture the song and dance legend at a pivotal point in his career.
Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski: Rare Photos, London, 1968
Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski: Rare Photos, London, 1968
On the 45th anniversary of the Manson murders, LIFE.com recalls the living, vibrant Sharon Tate with a series of photos of her and Roman Polanski made in 1968 in Swinging London by LIFE's Bill Ray.
A Boy and His Dog: Portrait of Friendship
A Boy and His Dog: Portrait of Friendship
In Sept. 1945, LIFE magazine published a series of pictures by photographer Myron Davis chronicling the friendship between a 12-year-old Iowan named Larry and his dog, Dunk.
Hawaii Before Statehood: Color Photos, 1959
Hawaii Before Statehood: Color Photos, 1959
LIFE.com presents a series of color photographs from the islands in 1959, the year Hawaii officially became America's 50th state.
Behind the Picture: Joseph Goebbels Glares at the Camera, Geneva, 1933
Behind the Picture: Joseph Goebbels Glares at the Camera, Geneva, 1933
LIFE.com recalls a chilling Alfred Eisenstaedt photo of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels at a League of Nations conference in 1933.
Georgia O?Keeffe: Invincible
Georgia O?Keeffe: Invincible
LIFE.com looks at a single photograph ? John Loengard's 1967 portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe ? that captures the artist's dignity and her singular place in the American consciousness.

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