The Seventies: A Photographic Journey (Hardcover)

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Unseen images of the personalities who defined a decade

The seventies in America were a time of social and cultural ferment, and Ira Resnick was there with his camera to capture it all. Now he is opening his archives to reveal hundreds of rare celebrity photos—many never seen since their original publication in magazines like Rolling Stone, People, and Us.


Musicians like the Rolling Stones, Stevie Nicks, and James Taylor.


Actors and directors like Sissy Spacek, Warren Beatty, and Martin Scorsese.


Comedians like Steve Martin, Gilda Radner, and Bill Murray.


Athletes like Muhammad Ali, Billie Jean King, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.


Politicians like Jimmy Carter, Jerry Brown, and Bella Abzug.


Resnick’s dynamic shots are accompanied by personal anecdotes about his legendary subjects.

About the Author

Ira M. Resnick studied film at New York University before beginning a decade-long career as a professional photographer. A leading collector of movie posters, Resnick later founded the Motion Picture Arts Gallery, the first gallery devoted exclusively to the art of the movies, and authored the book Starstruck: Vintage Movie Posters from Classic Hollywood (Abbeville). Resnick is a trustee of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and served as chairman of the board from 1999 to 2005.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780789213341
ISBN-10: 0789213346
Publisher: Abbeville Press
Publication Date: April 30th, 2019
Pages: 192
Language: English