01 March 2014

Rare Oscars Rehearsal Photos

Gregory Peck, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Sophia Loren, Doris Day (back to camera), Cary Grant, Ronald Reagan and Dorothy Malone listening to dir. Parker during rehearsals for 30th annual Academy Awards show at the RKO Pantages theater.

Russ Tamblyn, 23-year-old Best Supporting Actor nominee for Peyton Place,stands in a group with other actors; to the lower right of the frame are Rock Hudson and Mae West. Three years later, Tamblyn become even more famous playing the Jets' leader Riff in West Side Story.

Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster check out the scene from the seats. On March 27, 1958