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Frank Worth Color Collection


Each photograph has been mastered from the original negative or image and published under license. Each fine art print from the Frank Worth Collection is available in several sizes. Each print is produced to the highest archival standards on heavyweight exhibition fiber with solvent inks to provide years of beauty. Each print is accompanied with a unique Certificate of Authenticity detailing the background of the print and Frank Worth. Both the Certificate of Authenticity and the image are embossed with the Frank Worth Estate seal of authenticity. All orders receive complimentary free shipping and 30-Day return policy.

About Frank Worth 

Frank Worth (1923 - 2000) was an American photographer who befriended and photographed many Hollywood actors and actresses between 1939 and 1964. His black and white candid pictures are unusual for the era, when most stars limited themselves to carefully posed glamour portraits. He kept many of his photographs private so that they were not seen until after his death. He was rumored to have had affairs with several of his subjects including Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield; he confirmed his affair with Monroe shortly before his death.

Worth was born in New York City. He became interested in photography in high school. Moving to Hollywood, he made friends with Rudy Vallee and his wife, who allowed him to live with them and introduced him to other stars. Among his early subjects was Rita Hayworth, then an unknown starlet. Worth became a friend of numerous well-known actors and actresses including James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Cagney. These friendships plus "a knack for being in the right place at the right time" allowed him to capture unique images of the stars. He gradually gave up photography and fell into poverty but he refused to sell the photographs of the people who had been his friends. After his death in December 2000, his cousin acting as executor found more than 10,000 negatives in his apartment. Eventually a friend realized the possible value of the photos and formed a company to publish them. They were the subject of several heavily publicized exhibitions, including one in London in 2002, which Christie's auction house described as "the most extraordinary collection of its kind for the past 50 years.

  • “Marilyn Monroe Exiting Helicopter, Color” by Frank Worth.

    “Marilyn Monroe Exiting Helicopter, Color” by Frank Worth

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    “Marilyn Monroe Exiting Helicopter, Color” Fine Art Print taken in 1952 by Frank Worth Hollywood Photography, is part of The Frank Worth Collectio...

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  • “Ava Gardner At Academy Awards 1960, Color" by Frank Worth.

    “Ava Gardner At Academy Awards 1960, Color" by Frank Worth

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    “Ava Gardner At Academy Awards 1960, Color" Fine Art Print taken by Frank Worth Hollywood Photography is part of The Frank Worth Collection of gla...

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  • "June Allyson And Humphrey Bogart, Color" by Frank Worth.

    "June Allyson And Humphrey Bogart, Color" by Frank Worth

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    Frank Worth Collection  “June Allyson And Humphrey Bogart, Color" original fine art print featuring June Allyson And Humphrey Bogart on the set of ...

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  • “Kirk Douglas Lighting Cigarettes, Color” by Frank Worth.

    “Kirk Douglas Lighting Cigarettes, Color” by Frank Worth

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    Frank Worth Collection  “Kirk Douglas In Bedroom, Color" original fine art print featuring Kirk Douglas, Mitzi Gaynor, Thelma Ritter and Julie Newm...

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  • “Kirk Douglas In Bedroom, Color” by Frank Worth.

    “Kirk Douglas In Bedroom, Color” by Frank Worth

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    Frank Worth Collection  “Kirk Douglas In Bedroom, Color" original fine art print featuring Kirk Douglas and Mitzi Gaynor on the set of the 1963 fil...

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  • “Cary Grant On Set, Color” by Frank Worth.

    “Cary Grant On Set, Color” by Frank Worth

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    “Cary Grant On Set, Color” Fine Art Print taken by Frank Worth Hollywood Photography is part of The Frank Worth Collection of glamorous and unpubl...

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  • “Natalie Wood In Swing, Color” by Frank Worth.

    “Natalie Wood In Swing, Color” by Frank Worth

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    “Natalie Wood In Swing, Color” Fine Art Print, taken in 1959 by Frank Worth Hollywood Photography, is part of The Frank Worth Collection of glamor...

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  • "Sammy Davis Jr. Jumping in the Air, 1959" by Frank Worth.

    "Sammy Davis Jr. Jumping in the Air, 1959" by Frank Worth

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    “Sammy Davis Jr. Jumping in the Air, Color 1959" Fine Art Print taken by Frank Worth Hollywood Photography, is part of The Frank Worth Collection ...

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