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“I don’t approve of the John Waynes and the Gary Coopers saying ‘Shucks, I ain’t no actor – I’m just a bridge builder or a gas station attendant.’ If they aren’t actors, what the hell are they getting paid for? I have respect for my profession. I worked hard at it.” - Humphrey Bogart (Gif from In a Lonely Place, 1950)

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Mary Jane Russell. Photographed by Genevieve Naylor for Harper’s Bazaar, 1950.

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Exhibition: Return to Earth: Ceramic Sculpture of Fontana, Melotti, Miro, Noguchi, and Picasso. Nasher Sculpture Center. Dallas, Texas. Above: Isamu Noguchi, The Policeman, 1950. Seto stoneware.

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“Saturday. Dear Folks. Stopping here to eat lunch. Trip has been nice. I hope to reach Los Angeles by Monday night. Love Jack Send my mail to Sonia’s house.” Oklahoma City, OK Postmarked 1950

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1950- Final day at the Hungham beachhead finds U.N. troops marching into an LST which will transport them to South Korea.

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TODAY IN HISTORY: On the set of Destination Moon, which premiered in New York on June 27, 1950. Photos by Allan Grant for LIFE magazine.

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