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      1927: The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, with his brother, the Duke of Kent, on their American Tour, both in top hats and tails. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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    Sir Henry Wood (1869 - 1944, left) conducting a concert for ENSA (Entertainments National Service Association) outside St Paul's Cathedral, London, 25th September 1942. With him is the head of ENSA, English actor, writer, director and producer of stage and screen, Basil Dean (1888 - 1978).

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    c1945: Music hall entertainer and comedian Max Miller. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

    1940: A sou'wester-clad George Formby peers out of an engine room in a British spy film which also stars Phyllis Calvert, Garry Marsh, Romney Brent, Bernard Lee, Coral Browne.The film is the musical comedy 'Let George Do It' (1940) from Ealing Studios, Director: Marcel Varnel (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    13th January 1941: Actor Laurence Olivier (1907 - 1989) with his wife, actress Vivien Leigh (Vivian Mary Hartley) (1913 - 1967) after their arrival in England from Hollywood to play their part in WW II. Olivier hopes to join the RAF and Vivien Leigh intends to join a touring company. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

    21st June 1941: Noel Pierce Coward (1899 - 1973) actor, dramatist and composer, rehearses his own play 'Blithe Spirit' with Kay Hammond (1909 - 1980). Original Publication: Picture Post - 1249 - Coward Rehearses A New And Funny Play - pub. 1941 (Photo by Felix Man/Picture Post/Getty Images)

    1940: British entertainer George Formby (1904 - 1961) in his ENSA (Entertainment National Services Association) uniform. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    5th August 1940: A sailor and companion enjoy a ride at Blackheath, London, fun fair. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

    Princesses Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II, right) and Margaret (1930 - 2002) on board a Thames pleasure boat, 14th July 1940. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    Sisters Elsie and Doris Waters, comedy double act 'Gert and Daisy', at work on their allotment, Regent's Park, London, July 16th 1940. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

    August 1940: Jack Hulbert (1892 - 1978) as a policeman in a scene from the film 'Jack's The Boy', centred around the life of a policeman in London. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    English actress and 40s movie star Margaret Lockwood

    British actor Jack Hulbert (1892-1978) pictured on duty as an air raid warden during World War Two, London, September 21st 1940. (Photo by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

    Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon on her wedding day to Prince Albert (Albert Frederick Arthur George). The ceremony took place on 26th April 1923, and the couple became the Duke and Duchess of York. Their family life was altered dramatically by the death of Albert's father, George V, and the subsequent abdication of Edward VIII. As the younger brother, the Duke of York ascended to the throne and became King George VI in December 1936. The Duchess became Queen Elizabeth.

    Buster Keaton in Go West (1925).

    Martin Luther King and Malcolm X

    Talking Photography With Elliott Erwitt - Richard Nixon, Washington, 1955.

    Talking Photography With Elliott Erwitt - Jacqueline Kennedy Arlington National Venetary, 1964

    Talking Photography With Elliott Erwitt - Lyndon Baines Johnson

    Marlene Dietrich, 1930's. ☀

    Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and his wife.

    Tab Hunter, 1955

    Vita Sackville West with gardening tools 1958

    Yvonne De Carlo - better known as Lily Munster. She pretty much sets the standard.