A brief glimpse at a few of the stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Marilyn Monroe reading in her home - she was a fan of 20th century literature.
Elvis tuning up in Graceland.
Sophia Loren poses for photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, in 1964, in the master bedroom of Villa Sara, her 16th-century house near Rome.
James Dean reading in his New York loft on West 68th Street.
Old Blue Eyes Frank Sinatra lounging by the pool.
Ava Gardner holding her dog Rags. The dog was a gift from former husband Frank Sinatra.
Humphrey Bogart and his third wife, actress Mayo Methot, in their 1920s Los Angeles house.
John Wayne talking on the phone looks cooler than you do talking on yours. It's a fact.
Marilyn Monroe and her second husband, playwright Arthur Miller, in the garage of their Connecticut estate.
"Hey I'm Kirk Douglas and I'm just hanging out with two Picasso Paintings."
Oscar-winner William Holden relaxes in his home, later owned by Denzel Washington.