Historic Collection of Imagery from Movies and Television

Silver Screen Archives has been established with images carefully curated over more than 7 decades, from the birth of the motion picture industry in the silent era through the Golden Age and beyond. A love of movies and television as well as a passion for collecting have enabled us to amass a truly historic archive of unique and impactful images from the world of entertainment.

We have acquired many large and important collections and archive businesses over the years from all over the world, to be able to offer such a diverse and dynamic range of imagery. We have some incredibly rare images including Marilyn Monroe as a baby and early family photos, many of which came from her Sister, Berniece Baker Miracle as well as hundreds of Original behind the scenes camera negatives of Marilyn from her movies, portraits as well as candid unseen imagery. 

Let the images do the talking...

Behind the Scenes

Classic Movies

We have an amazing selection of rare and unique imagery from classic movies capturing the magic of the Silver Screen. Whether it be from the Golden Age such as Gone With The Wind, Wizard of Oz, It's A Wonderful Life or Iconic movies Easy Rider, 2001 A Space Odyssey, Planet of the Apes, Star Wars, James Bond through to more modern classics as Top Gun, The Terminator, Aliens and Back to The Future, we have hundreds of thousands of stunning images.

Hollywood Golden Age

Classic TV

We have an incredible selection of imagery from the very beginnings of the 1950's TV era right through to more modern classics. Whether you are looking for iconic and unique images from I Love Lucy, the Honeymooners, 77 Sunset Strip, Bonanza, Batman, Star Trek, Lost in Space, Andy Griffith Show, The Incredible Hulk, Wonder Woman, M.A.S.H., Magnum P.I., Columbo, Thunderbirds, The Prisoner and thousands of other classic and obscure shows. Truly a remarkable archive of Television history through the ages.

Silver Screen Archives contains over one million iconic images, Hollywood Glamour Portraits, Pin Ups, behind the scenes, wardrobe test shots, vintage Hollywood studio backlots, publicity portraits, candid moments and classic scenes from movies and television. 

We strive to preserve the beauty and history of the entertainment business and make it our mission to collect and restore as many original negatives, transparencies, photographs and memorabilia as possible, to be able to share with the world. 

Marilyn Monroe

Silver Screen Archives houses one of the largest and most unique collections of images of the most timeless and iconic of stars, Marilyn Monroe. We have many unique childhood family photos obtained from her Sister Berniece, as well as many previously unpublished images behind the scenes and from her movies.

We are always looking to add to our historic archives, so if you have a collection of images or memorabilia then we would love to hear from you.

We are always looking for opportunities to expand our operations and offer our images to a wider audience, so please contact us with any questions, proposals or to find out more about our truly historic archives.