The Hollywood Archive, located in the "Heart of Screenland" Culver City, CA, takes pride in being a strong advocate for the preservation of the visual history of Cinema. It is because of this, that some of the most Iconic images from Cinema and Television make there home here at THA including...
Charlie Chaplin as the little tramp
Bogart and Bergman at the airport in Casablanca
Charlton Heston's chariot race from Ben Hur
Janet Leigh's brutal stabbing in the Psycho shower scene
Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren in their delightful onscreen pairings including Marriage Italian Style and Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Robert De Niro as the crazed and obbsessed Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver
and more recent neo-classics...
Marlon Brando as the deranged Colonel Kurtz in Apocalypse Now
The Jheri curled Samuel L. Jackson in Pulp Fiction
Aging gunslinger Clint Eastwood in Unforgiven
Sean Penn as the pot-head surfer Jeff Spicoli in Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's haunted-house masterpiece The Shining
The Hollywood archive is much more than just and endless resource of stock photos. It is a gatekeeper to memories of the past. We are a showcase and a visual remembrance of a bygone era that many of us hold dear to our hearts... and, in a way, archiving a cinematic history, and a modern mythology of sorts, for our times.
...but officially, the nuts and bolts of it is that The Hollywood Archive is an International Stock Photo Agency and Archive that specializes in celebrity, entertainment and historical stock photography.
We are home to a collection that traces the history of Hollywood from the silents, to today's films, TV Shows and modern day Red Carpet events and premieres. The Hollywood Archive offers a tremendous resource, and wide selection of outstanding fully captioned images from various facets of the entertainment industry, to professionals involved in media.
Our images run a visual gamut from glamour and fashion poses to candid shots, on the town and at home, film and television stills, behind the scenes, music personalities and more. Subjects include the entertainment industry's brightest stars and most honored films throughout the years.
Founded by a group of seasoned and passionate photographers, the Archive holds an extensive collection of film stills, celebrity portraits, entertainment industry events, award shows, archival and historical photographs. The Archive's images have appeared in books, TV bios, documentaries, major magazines and newspapers and is fast becoming one of the leading providers of celebrity and entertainment visual content to the publishing & media industries worldwide.