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Vintage photos of:
Los Angeles circa 1952. "Actress Betty White rehearsing and performing on her local Los Angeles daytime television show. White ice skating; on a date at a nightclub; at home with her dogs and in her garden; driving her convertible." Photos by Maurice Terrell and Earl Theisen for Look magazine. View full size.
1960. Dinah Shore with guest Nat King Cole on the set of the Dinah Shore Chevy Show. From photos by Maurice Terrell and Robert Vose for a cover story on Dinah in the December 6, 1960, issue of Look magazine. View full size.