Swiss actress Liselotte Pulver on the cover of Bravo of 14 December 1957. She had an international career, including a turn in Billy Wilder’s One Two Three. In the late ’70s she became a children’s favourite as “Lilo” on Germany’s version of Sesame Street.
Harry Belafonte on a single-page poster in Bravo of 28 September 1957.
Sophia Loren in a photospread in Bravo of 28 September 1957. Those photos were taken before she became famous, and La Loren played with the thought of going blond again, contrary to the advice of her studio execs and boyfriend Carlo Ponte. History records that she remained a brunette, and went on to become a global superstar.
The caption says that Loren found these pics as she was sorting through old photographs with a Bravo reporter.
German actor Horst Buchholz, yet to become a Magnificent Seven, on the cover of Bravo of 28 September 1957.
Frank Sinatra on the cover of Bravo of 2 July 1957.
Actress Marion Michaels wishes you a good slide into the New Year on the cover of Bravo of 27 December 1957.
James Dean on the cover of 3 August 1957. He was not yet two years dead.
Brigitte Bardot features on the cover of Bravo of 27 July 1957.
Actor Horst Buchholz, still to become one of the Magnificent Seven, on the cover of Bravo of 17 June 1957. That week 61 years ago, Germany’s youth read about Buchholz’s love for a Parisenne, an interview with Ingrid Bergman, and the shocking ways of Kim Novak
German actress Romy Schneider (“Leave her alone!”) features with badly colourised pooches on the cover of Bravo of 25 May 1957.