Enquire American actress Gloria Swanson (1899 - 1983, centre), anxiously awaits the results of the Best Actress award at the La Zambra nightclub at 127 W. 52nd Street, New York City, during a live radio link with the Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles, 29th March 1951. On her left is her fellow nominee and the eventual winner, Judy Holliday (1921 - 1965). (Photo by Slim Aarons/Getty Images)
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Slim Aarons worked mainly for society publications, taking pictures of the rich and famous both before and after serving as a photographer for the US military magazine Yank during World War II. His work has been included in the publications Town and Country, Holiday, Venture and LIFE.
Aarons was known for the positive portrayals he gave to the people he photographed and was invited to high-society gatherings for exactly this reason. His subject matter covered American and European society as well as nobility and both minor and major stars of the day.
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