Photo Essays

LIFE at the Movies: When 3-D Was New

In the early 1950s, when Milton Gunzburg, a scriptwriter at MGM, and his brother Julian, a Beverly Hills ophthalmologist, developed a process that would allow...

I Was in LIFE: Ann-Margret Remembers

Fifty-odd years ago, a young singer/dancer on the verge of breaking into the movies visited LIFE magazine’s L.A. bureau — and for once, the newshounds who worked...

LIFE Goes to a College Joust, 1952

It lasted roughly one thousand years (give or take a few centuries). It generated mind-boggling advances in science, technology and medicine. It saw magnificent...

Making Movies in Afghanistan

Ten years into the NATO-led war to oust the Taliban, filmmakers and actors say they still face suicide attacks and bombings for practicing their craft...