Raw and Real: Unedited Vintage Snapshots

By Sophia Maddox | June 6, 2024

Natalie Wood, 1960s

Few things are as satisfying as a trip down memory lane -- and it's even better when you find something you didn't notice before. Because as Ferris Bueller said -- life moves pretty fast. Here are dozens of pictures of celebrities and remarkable people of yesteryear in all their beautiful, vintage glory. The glamour, the fashions, the hair -- whether classically elegant, effortlessly cool, or interestingly tacky, we shall not see their like again. Here's to the movie stars who were larger than life, here's to the rock stars who lived on the edge, here's to the comedians who still make us smile, here's to the bit players who had those moments of glory that changed their lives forever. It's all good, it's all groovy, and the rest is history.

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Oh Carol! The 1969 film Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice addressed issues of honesty and fidelity in marriage, and ultimately depicted an attempt at wife-swapping between a fairly liberated couple and their conservative friends. When you realize that Natalie Wood, vixen in a paisley bikini, is in the mix, the stakes seem suddenly a bit higher. Wood played Carol, who had resolved to be totally honest with her husband Bob (Robert Culp) -- even about the extramarital affairs they were having. Ted (Elliott Gould) and Alice (Dyan Cannon) weren't so comfortable with the idea, but in one of those movie-world intellectual conversations that gets real, Alice ends up demanding to swap partners. It works -- briefly, and then it doesn't.

Suzanne Pleshette, 1970s

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Suzanne Pleshette's most famous TV role was that of Emily Hartley, the wife of Bob Newhart's character Robert Hartley on The Bob Newhart Show, from 1972-78. As such, she was involved in one of the most famous and controversial moments in sitcom history. See, Bob Newhart went on to do another sitcom, Newhart, which ran from 1982-90. Viewers of the series finale of Newhart were shocked by the last scene, in which the famous comedian wakes up in bed with Pleshette and describes an outrageous dream -- indicating that the full 8-year run of Newhart was simply a dream Robert Hartley of The Bob Newhart Show had one night. Pleshette's brief appearance completed the most outrageous prank any TV show has ever played on its viewers. Her photo shoot with Harry Langdon in 1979 was much less meta.