A 30 year-old Paul Newman in white socks at the Actors Studio, New York City, 1955. Newman arrived in NYC in 1951 and made his debut on Broadway in 1953 but was still breaking into film and television. Every Tuesday and Friday, Newman showed up at the Actors Studio in Greenwich Village for class, impressed by the creative diversity he found there.
February 12: Frank Sinatra stars in THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM, an American drama film, based on the novel of the same name by Nelson Algren, which tells the story of a heroin addict who gets clean while in prison, but struggles to stay that way in the outside world. The film was controversial for its time; the Motion Picture Association of America refused to certify the film because it showed drug addiction.
President Kennedy by Paul Schutzer, 1961
John F. Kennedy has a tea party with his daughter, Caroline.