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Eartha Kitt, 1950s was an American singer, actress, and cabaret star. She was perhaps best known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 hit recordings of "C'est Si Bon" and the enduring Christmas novelty smash "Santa Baby".

Eartha Kitt -Eartha Mae Kitt was an American singer, actress, dancer and cabaret star. She was perhaps best known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 hit recordings of “C'est Si Bon”.

Casual Portrait of Actress Dorothy Dandridge at Home by Allan Grant

Casual Portrait of Actress Dorothy Dandridge at Home

vintageblackglamour: The one and only Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on this day 90 years ago in Cleveland, Ohio. She is pictured at home in 1954 in a photo by Allan Grant.

Francis Evett - actress of the 1900's

Francine Everett, African-American actress and singer best known for performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.

Marpessa Dawn 1930s

Beauty that took your breath away. Star of iconic Brazilian film "Black Orpheus"

Alexandra David-Neel. French artist, author, and explorer. The first Western woman to enter Tibet in 1924.

Alexandra David-Néel, a fearless French opera singer/traveller/spiritualist and writer, who, in the became the first European woman to visit forbidden Tibet, and later inspired the famous beat writers Kerouac and Ginsberg.

Teresa Graves - (January 10, 1948-October 10, 2002 ). American singer and actress who made history as being the first African American woman to star in her own television show ‘Get Christie Love!’. She was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1975 for the title role.

Teresa Graves - (January American singer and actress who made history as being the first African American woman to star in her own television show ‘Get Christie Love! She was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1975 for the title role.

Eartha Kitt photographed by Philippe Halsman, 1954.  Wow! I love the look the whole style of this an art form you can wear. ~SB

"It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self-love deficit." -- Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt, Photographed by Philippe Halsman.

theswingingsixties:  Twiggy

Model Twiggy perched on a Mustang, circa Lesley Hornby Lawson (born September is known by the nickname Twiggy. An English model, actress and singer, she became a prominent British teenage model of Swinging Sixties.

Famous Black Actresses in History | Actress and singer Sheila Guyse is remembered for her work in theater ...

Mourning four fallen theater stars

Famous Black Actresses in History Actress and singer Sheila Guyse is remembered for her work in theater .

Eartha Mae Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008) was an American singer, actress, dancer and cabaret star. She was perhaps best known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 hit recordings of "C'est Si Bon" and the enduring Christmas novelty smash "Santa Baby". Orson Welles once called her the "most exciting woman in the world"

Eartha Mae Kitt (January 1927 – December was an American singer…

Eartha Kitt and daughter

Eartha Kitt's daughter, Kitt Shapiro, carries on her mother's legacy.

Cicely and Miles

Cicely & Miles: Cicely Tyson and Miles Davis in August 1968 attending the premiere of ‘The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter’ in New York City. Tyson and Davis were not a couple at the time - they actually married in Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd.

On the set of A bout de souffle - Jean-Luc Godard, 1960

Jean Luc Godard, Raoul Coutard, Jean Seberg and Jean Paul Belmondo on-set of Breathless

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