Jet Set

Classic Jet Set: Jackie O., Liz Taylor & More Stars in the Air (Photos)

From Humphrey Bogart to Audrey Hepburn, see Hollywood's Golden Era celebrities trot the globe.

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Why walk when you can fly? An A-list celebrity isn't complete without a plush plane to zip them across the world. From Humphrey Bogart to Audrey Hepburn, see beautiful jet-setters trot the globe.

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American actor Humphrey Bogart poses with his wife, actress Lauren Bacall, on the tarmac at New York's LaGuardia airport in October 1950. The two were in New York to appear in a production of Farewell to Arms.

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Actor Cary Grant, once referred to as the "epitome of elegance," leaves his plane in style in 1950.

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In perfect form as usual, Marilyn Monroe turns and salutes as she boards an American Airlines plane for Hollywood in 1956.

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Actress Katharine Hepburn arrives an airport in London in May 1954.

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American singer and actor Frank Sinatra smiles at cameras outside his plane at a London airport in 1956.

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American actress Jean Seberg arrives at London Airport in June 1957, a week before attending the premiere of Otto Premiger's film Saint Joan in which she  starred.

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Mel Ferrer and Audrey Hepburn arrive at the Zurich-Kloten airport in Loten, Switzerland with their small dog in May 1959. The couple spent their holidays on Buergenstock mountain near Lucerne.

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A scene from the 1960 film Dolce Vita—in which Anita Ekberg plays glamorous movie star Sylvia.

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American entertainer Lena Horne arrives at Nice Airport for a vacation on the French Riviera, August 1960.

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Singer Eddie Fisher and his wife, Elizabeth Taylor, smile as they prepare leave Idlewild (now JFK International Airport) in July 1961. The two were traveling to the Moscow Film Festival, at the request of the State Department, to represent the United States.

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Hollywood icon Shirley MacLaine and her 3-year-old daughter, Stephanie Sachiko Parker, arrive in Tokyo in March of 1960 to spend their vacation in Japan with her husband Steve Parker.

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Sophia Loren, one of Italy's most renowned actresses, arrives at New York's Idlewild Airport circa 1960.

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Actor Kirk Douglas, carrying a hunting gun, deplanes on Feb. 12, 1962 at Rome's Fiumicino "Leonardo Da Vinci" airport, as he arrived for a day's stopover en route to Kenya for a big game safari with some friends.

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German-born American movie actress Marlene Dietrich waves to her fans upon arrival at the airport in Düsseldorf, Germany on Oct. 5, 1962. The famous  actress came to Düsseldorf to attend a musical show for the benefit of UNICEF.     

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Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison of the Beatles wave to American fans as they arrive for their second U.S. tour.


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The Supremes look ready to go at the airport in London. The trio was soon to appear in Ready Steady Go and Thank Your Lucky Stars.

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis arrives at a private airline terminal in Palm Beach in March 1973.