Photo Days

Where Photographs, Journalism, & a Smidge of Art Meet.

Center of Attention: Photo by Leonard McCombe, 1956
Actress Kim Novak draws the eyes of an entire dining car’s male population as she eases into her seat for a meal on the New York-bound 20th Century Limited. Lust was never crystallized so perfectly as in this Leonard McCombe photo, perhaps the best LIFE ever published showing the power a sexy young woman can have over middle-aged men.
  • 19 January 2012
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