69 Vintage Photos of Celebrities at the Beach

No sunscreen required.

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We make sacrifices for the beach. No one likes the stowaway sand that sneaks between your car seats and coats the floor of your entryway. Sunburns aren't fun at all. And wrestling with a beach umbrella is flattering on exactly no one. But the beach, ah, the beach, is, in its totality, a wonderful thing, as these celebrities remind us. Consider these photos inspiration for the next time you're contemplating a beach day.

A Walk On the Seashore
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Paul Newman smiles at the camera as he walks along the seashore in 1963.

grace kelly in a bathing suit
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爱博体育下载Grace Kelly lounges on a beach towel in France, circa 1955.

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Neil Hamilton, star of The Great Gatsby, poses for a beach photo outside his Malibu cottage, circa 1926.

june clyde tanning in cellophane
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Midnight Mystery star June Clyde soaks up the sun underneath a cellophane blanket in 1932.

doris day sunning on beach with husband
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Doris day and her husband sunbathe on the beach on May 6, 1955.

Orson Welles with Rita Hayworth Strolling Along Boardwalk
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爱博体育下载Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth stroll along the Miami Beach boardwalk.

Joan Crawford and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. at the Beach
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爱博体育下载Joan Crawford sits under a beach umbrella with her new husband, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Pablo Picasso, Francoise Gilot, Artists
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Pablo Picasso and Fracoise Gilot put their feet in the water, circa 1950.

Doris Day and Her Husband at Cannes
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Doris Day and her husband Marty Melcher relax on the beach in France during the Cannes Film Festival.

Famille 'James Bond' en vacances
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Sean Connery prepares to take a dip in the ocean.

Bette Davis in Swimsuit
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爱博体育下载Bette Davis poses on a boat, circa 1933.

Actor Rock Hudson Smoking
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Rock Hudson smokes a cigarette on the beach in 1940.

Finney And Hepburn
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Audrey Hepburn soaks up the sun while Albert Finney relaxes in the shade during the filming of Two for the Road in 1966.

Marilyn Monroe Lying in Surf
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Marilyn Monroe lays in the water as waves crash upon the shore in 1955.

Liz Taylor and Richard Burton on Beach
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Elizabeth Taylor and husband Richard Burton relax in the sand while they film The Sandpiper in 1965.

Lucille Ball Modeling Strapless Swimsuit on Beach
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爱博体育下载Lucille Ball poses for a glamour shot next to a giant beach umbrella in 1943.

Tony Randall and Wife Florence with Guests at the Beach
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Shirley MacLaine and friends watch Tony Randall hula hoop in 1958.

Hudson And Vera-Ellen
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Rock Hudson and Vera-Ellen enjoy the dog days of summer while lounging on a beach towel, circa 1955.

Mildred Harris
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Actress Mildred Harris, the first wife of Charlie Chaplin, applies make-up on set, circa 1923.

Novarro, Ramon - Actor, Mexico - *06.02.1899-31.10.1968+ catching a ball on a beach - published: 'Dame' 23/1928 - Vintage property of ullstein bild
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Ramón Novarro prepares to catch a beach ball in 1928.

007 Catches Ursula
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Sean Connery holds co-star Ursula Andress' legs while she does a handstand on the set of Dr. No in 1962.

Raquel Torres Dumping Sand Out of Her Shoe
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爱博体育下载Raquel Torres dumps sand out of her shoe in 1935.

Actress Betty Grable Relaxing on a Beach
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Betty Grable takes a nap as she catches some rays in 1937.

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爱博体育下载Joan Crawford leans on husband Douglas Fairbanks Jr. while taking it easy in the sand.

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Ava Gardner soaks up the sun while shooting Pandora and the Flying Dutchman in 1951.

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爱博体育下载Marlene Dietrich shows off her signature style while posing seaside in France.

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Ronald Reagan sits on the boardwalk with his co-stars in a publicity photo for The Girl From Jones Beach.

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爱博体育下载Bob Denver has a little beach day fun with his family and an inflatable in Malibu Beach.

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爱博体育下载Shirley MacLaine models her swimsuit while standing on the rocks under a pier, circa 1955.

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爱博体育下载Candice Bergen flexes while resting her foot on a dog laying in the sand in 1968.

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