Russian Artist Colorizes Vintage Hollywood Mega Stars Photos And The Results Are Incredible

by Elana

Olga Shirinina is a professional German translator with one heck of a hobby in retouching black and white photos, bringing them into a truly mesmerizing life of color. In an interview, she said that she learned the skills she has become nearly an expert in by watching videos on the Internet! Known online by her artistic name "Klimbim,"

Olga has said she is "still in the process," and that there are "a lot of undiscovered technical possibilities."

However, looking at her Golden Age of Hollywood project, her claims come off as extremely modest. Outside her Hollywood project, she is really dedicated to colorizing old photos of the Romanov Family.

#1 Elizabeth Taylor

February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011

"Success is a great deodorant."
#1 Elizabeth Taylor

#2 Grace Kelly

November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982

Grace Kelly was the Princess of Monaco by marriage.

#2 Grace Kelly

#3 James Dean

February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955

James Dean is remembered as "a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement."

#3 James Dean

#4 Marilyn Monroe

June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962

"A sex symbol becomes a thing. I hate being a thing."

#4 Marilyn Monroe

#5 Marlon Brando

April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004

"An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer."

#5 Marlon Brando

#6 Lana Turner

February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995

"Humor has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana."

#6 Lana Turner

#7 Gene Tierney

November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991

"I approached everything, my job, my family, my romances, with intensity."

#7 Gene Tierney

#8 Lauren Bacall

September 16, 1924 – August 12, 2014

Bacall was known for her distinctive looks and sultry voice.

#8 Lauren Bacall

#9 Greta Garbo & Robert Taylor

Garbo: 18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990; Taylor: August 5, 1911 – June 8, 1969

From the 1936 Drama Camille

#9 Greta Garbo & Robert Taylor

#10 Marilyn Monroe

"I am not interested in money. I just want to be wonderful."

#10 Marilyn Monroe

#11 Audrey Hepburn

May 4, 1929 - January 20, 1993

"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."

#11 Audrey Hepburn

#12 Audrey Hepburn

"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!"

#12 Audrey Hepburn

#13 Ava Gardner

December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990

"I have only one rule in acting - trust the director and give him heart and soul."

#13 Ava Gardner

#14 Audrey Hepburn

"Paris is always a good idea."

#14 Audrey Hepburn

#15 Marlene Dietrich

27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992

"t's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter."

#15 Marlene Dietrich

#16 Elizabeth Taylor

"It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting."

#16 Elizabeth Taylor

#17 Anita Ekberg

29 September 1931 – 11 January 2015

Ekberg is best known for her role as Sylvia in the Federico Fellini film La Dolce Vita.

#17 Anita Ekberg

#18 Marilyn Monroe

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring."

#18 Marilyn Monroe

#19 Marilyn Monroe

"I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent."

#19 Marilyn Monroe

#20 Rita Hayworth

October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987

Hayworth in 61 films over 37 years!

#20 Rita Hayworth

#21 Jean Harlow

March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937

"Underwear makes me uncomfortable, and besides my parts have to breathe."

#21 Jean Harlow

#22 Anita Ekberg

"It was I who made Fellini famous, not the other way around."

#22 Anita Ekberg

#23 Merle Oberon

19 February 1911 – 23 November 1979

This iconic Eurasian actress's nickname was Queenie.

#23 Merle Oberon

#24 Audrey Hepburn

"Everything I learned I learned from the movies."

#24 Audrey Hepburn

#25 Marilyn Monroe

"It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far."

#25 Marilyn Monroe

#26 Audrey Hepburn

"I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone."

#26 Audrey Hepburn

#27 Barbara Stanwyck

July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990

"Career is too pompous a word. It was a job, and I have always felt privileged to be paid for what I love doing."

#27 Barbara Stanwyck

#28 Audrey Hepburn

"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.."

#28 Audrey Hepburn

#29 Marlene Dietrich

"Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting."

#29 Marlene Dietrich

#30 Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth was referred to as "The Love Goddess" by the press.

#30 Rita Hayworth

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