stanley kubrick’s new york series in 1945, for $25, he sold a photograph to look magazine of a broken-hearted newsvendor reacting to the death of president franklin d. roosevelt. a few months later kubrick joined look’s staff to become the youngest staff photographer in the magazine’s history. he continued to work for look until 1950 when he left to pursue filmmaking.
now, for the first time, fine art prints of kubrick’s work as a photojournalist are available for sale.
an english actor and musician. he initially portrayed villains and became famous for his role as count dracula in a string of hammer horror films. other notable roles include lord summerisle in the wicker man (1973), francisco scaramanga in the man with the golden gun (1974), count dooku in star wars episodes ii and iii (2002, 2005) and saruman in the lord of the rings film trilogy (2001–2003). he considers his most important role to have been his portrayal of pakistan’s founder muhammad ali jinnah in the biopic jinnah (1998). he is also known for his deep, strong voice.
lee has performed roles in 266 films since 1948 making him the guinness book world record holder for most film acting roles ever. he was knighted in 2009 and received the bafta fellowship in 2011.
+: “vampires don’t chat. so i didn’t write him any dialogue. lee has claimed that he refused to speak the lines he was given … so you can take your pick as to why christopher lee didn’t have any dialogue in the picture. or you can take my word for it. i didn’t write any.” - jimmy sangster explaining why dracula didn’t have any lines in dracula: prince of darkness.