Feature - Hollywood's Great Performers
Publishing images of stars in their daily lives, preferably with their children, has become a hugely profitable business. That may have always been true, but today, paparazzi shots have increasingly displaced other kinds of documentary photography. In the ’60s, by contrast, the photo agency Magnum sent a team of photographers to the set of “The Misfits,” where they were given full access to the movie’s stars. The resulting pictures of Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift were intimate and natural, capturing the celebrities both at rest and at work.
It was in that spirit that we approached...