A big thank you to the talented Marc of Old Iz New Again for digitally colouring this black and white photo of Pamela Green. His website is definitely worth a peruse. Lots of great images from Ziegfeld girls to Betty Page.
Pamela Green and Harrison Marks often photographed models that worked at the various clubs scattered around Soho in the ’60s. One such model was Rusty Gaynor who started working for them in 1962. She ended up being the cover girl of Kamera #55 and featured in her very own Kamera Continue Reading
The photographer George Harrison Marks married Vivienne Warren his second wife in 1963. According to The News of the World at the time Vivienne Warren was the sister of Vicki Martin. I haven’t been able to confirm this. George was notorious for making things up. Different surnames and a big Continue Reading
He’s an extremely rare picture of Pamela Green with Rita Landre together. It was taken for the book Pamela that was printed by Luxor Press (ca 1956). George and Pam received a few copies of the book, but they never got paid. Their prints and transparencies were never returned either. The book has 66 Continue Reading
Jean Spaul (a.k.a. Jean Sporle) was a model who worked for Pamela Green and George Harrison Marks in the early days of Kamera. She was born in London and was evacuated during the Blitz, but returned once the war was over. She got a job as a typist and on one Continue Reading
Lorraine Burnett appeared in Solo No.2, well over a dozen issues of Kamera between 1957 and 1961, and two Kamera 8mm cine films, Exhibition (1960) and Showtime (1960). Besides working as a model for George Harrison Marks, she appeared on stage at the Windmill Theatre (1956). She also worked at the Panama Continue Reading
Rita Landre first appeared in the magazine Show Business. Apparently she was a trained trapeze artist who left the circus to sing in a cabaret in Paris. Her father was French, her mother Dutch. Actually, sorry to spoil it for everyone, Rita was in fact Pam in a wig. The Continue Reading
Not much to say about this except that Pam was partial to dressing up. When George Harrison Marks and Pam first started their publishing empire they didn’t have that many models on their books. Pam, therefore, developed a couple of alter egos, this one being Princess Sonmar H’Arriks from Morocco. Continue Reading