LIFE magazine cover

Journal of Life - a weekly news magazine, which was founded in 1936 by Henry Luce. In the entire history of its existence (and it is almost 40 years old) in its archives it has accumulated a great number of the most unique variety of photos, many of which later became a true legend. We offer a selection of unique images that are placed on its cover. Peek-A-Boo. Photo by Ed Clark, 1958
John F. Kennedy and his daughter Kerrolayn, one of the legendary photographer of the magazine Life

Puppet show (The Puppet Show). Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1963
In the puppet show in a Paris park, time of the killing the snake St. George.

Goin 'Home. Photo by Ed Clark, 1945
Petty Officer Graham Jackson plays «Goin 'Home» at the funeral of President Roosevelt April 12, 1945.

American way of life (The American Way). Photo by Margaret Bourke-White, 1937
The queue for food at the point of the Red Cross during the Great depression in the background of the poster: "There is no other way of life as an American».

Marlene Dietrich (Marlene Dietrich). Photo by Milton Greene, 1952

The Longest Day (The Longest Day). Photo by Robert Capa, 1944
The landing of the US Army on Omaha Beach in Normandy June 6, 1944, as displayed in the movie "Saving Private Ryan" by Steven Spielberg.

Hate Eyes (Eyes of Hate). Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1933
It captures the moment when Gebbels (sitting), learned that his translator - a Jew and a friendly smile gone from his face.

Meeting peace With fire hoses. Photo by Charles Moore, 1963
Dispersal of a peaceful rally against segregation in Bermengeme (Alabama) with fire hoses (fire hoses).

«The Marlboro Man». Photo by Leonard McCombe, 1949
39-year-old Texas cowboy Clarence Hailey, whose image was later used to advertise cigarettes.

Iwo Jima sand (Sand of Iwo Jima). Photo by Photo by W. Eugene Smith, 1945
US Marines during the Battle of Iwo Jima in spring 1945

The liberation of Buchenwald (Liberation of Buchenwald). Photo by Margaret Bourke-White, 1945

Great Soul (The Great Soul). Photo by Margaret Bourke-White, 1946
Mahatma Gandhi near his spinning wheel - the symbol of non-violent movement for India's independence from Britain.

A Child Is Born. Photo by Lennart Nilsson, 1965
The first-ever picture of a child in the womb.

Freedom Riders (Freedom Riders). Photo by Paul Schutzer, 1961
"Freedom Riders» (Freedom Riders) - joint bus trip of black and white activists protesting against violations of the rights of black people in the southern piece. USA. In 1961, they rented a bus and toured the South. states to oppose segregation laws and customs, was attacked by white Southerners and arrests. To protect the activists during the trip from Montgomery (Alabama) in Jackson (Mississippi) were identified soldiers of the National Guard.

Agonia (Agony): Photo by Ralph Morse, 1944
Army medic George Lott, badly wounded in both hands.

Hats Sea (Sea of ​​Hats). Photo by Margaret Bourke-White, 1930
In New York.

Reaching Out: Photo by Larry Burrows, 1966
Marines during the Vietnam War. A dark-skinned soldier reaches for his wounded comrade white.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn Breathes Free. Photo by Harry Benson
Free breathing. Alexander Solzhenitsyn in Vermont

Royal Jumping (Jumping Royals). Photo by Philippe Halsman, 1959
The Duke and Duchess of Windsor

Focus (Center of Attention). Photo by Leonard McCombe, 1956

Picasso and the Centaur (Picasso and Centaur). Photo by Gjon Mili, 1949
Ephemeral drawing air.

Winston Churchill (Winston Churchill). Photo by Yousuf Karsh, 1941
British Prime Minister in 1940-1945 and 1951-1955 respectively. The politician, soldier, journalist, writer, Nobel Prize for Literature.

Leopard Killer (A Leopard's Kill). Photo by John Dominis, 1966

Pied Piper of Ann Arbor (Pied Piper of Ann Arbor). Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1950
Drummer University of Michigan marching with children

Man jet century (Jet Age Man). Photo by Ralph Morse, 1954
Pilot jet

3D Movie Audience. Photo by J.R. Eyerman, 1952
On viewing the first full stereo movie Bwana Devil.

Steve McQueen. Photo by John Dominis, 1963
Actor Steve McQueen ("The Magnificent Seven»).

Country Doctor (Country Doctor). Photo by W. Eugene Smith, 1948
Country Dr. Ernest Ceriani, the only doctor in the region of 1,200 square miles, after a failed Caesarean section, in which due to complications killed the mother and child.

Three Americans (Three Americans). Photo by George Strock, 1943
American soldiers killed in the battle with the Japanese on the beach in New Guinea. The first shot of the dead American soldiers on the battlefield during World War II.

Jack and Bobby: Photo by Hank Walker, 1960
John F. Kennedy (then Senator) with his younger brother Robert in the hotel room during the Democratic convention in Los Angeles. Both will be killed within a few years.

Sophia Loren. Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1966
Sophia Loren in the film "Marriage Italian." When this candid picture graced the cover of "Life" magazine was criticized by many because he "fell to pornography." One reader wrote: "Thank God that the postman arrives at noon, when my kids are in school».

Charlie Chaplin. Photo by W. Eugene Smith, 1952
63-year-old Charlie Chaplin

Gunhild Larking. Photo by George Silk, 1956
Swedish high jumper Gunhild Larking at the Olympic Games in Melbourne (Australia) 1956

The Beatles in Miami. Photo by John Loengard, 1964
Beatles during the American tour. The water in the pool was quite cold that day, as evidenced by the grimace Ringo.Pered wedding (Before the Wedding). Photo by Michael Rougier, 1962

Before the wedding (Before the Wedding). Photo by Michael Rougier, 1962

Survivor (Littlest Survivor). Photo by W. Eugene Smith, 1943
During World War II hundreds of Japanese were under siege on the island of Saipan, and committed mass suicide rather than surrender to the Americans. When US Marines searched the island, in one of the caves was found barely alive child.

Liz and Monty: Photo by Peter Stackpole, 1950
Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift during a break in the film «A Place in the Sun» in the studio Paramount.

Dali Atomicus ». Photo by Philippe Halsman, 1948
Six hours and 28 throws (of water, chairs and three cats). According to the photographer, "his aides and he was wet, dirty and almost completely exhausted" when the last shot was a success.

Both Sides Now. Photo by John Shearer, 1971
Muhammad Ali liked to taunt opponents before the fight. Before the "fight of the century" with Joe Frazier in March '71 he questioned his manhood, intellectual ability and "black skin».

. Ingenue Audrey: Photo by Mark Shaw, 1954
25-year-old star of "Roman Holiday" Audrey Hepburn

The Lion in Winter (Lion in Winter). Photo by John Bryson, 1959
Hemingway near his home in Ketchum (pcs. Idaho)

. Rasstuplenie sea in Salt Lake City (Parting the Sea in Salt Lake City). Photo by J.R. Eyerman, 1958
Drive-in theater in the capital of Utah Salt Lake City. On the screen before Moses parted the Red Sea in the movie "The Ten Commandments».

Runaway Boy (A Boy's Escape). Photo by Ralph Crane, 1947
Staged photo depicting a boy escaped from the orphanage.

Before Camelot, a visit to West Virginia (Before Camelot, a Visit to West Virginia). Photo by Hank Walker, 1960
John F. Kennedy, who will soon become the youngest American president, speaking in a certain town during the election campaign.

Plane over Manhattan (Airplane Over Manhattan). Photo by Margaret Bourke-White, 1939

Born (Into the Light). Photo by Eugene Smith, 1946

Jump lone wolf (A Wolf's Lonely Leap). Photo by Jim Brandenburg, 1986
The struggle for the survival of the polar wolf in northern Canada.

Kiss (The Kiss). Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1945
One of the most famous photos. Kiss of the sailor and the nurse, after the announcement of the end of the war.

Dennis Stock: Photo by Andreas Feininger, 1951



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