Black and White Photos of Chicago in Summer of 1949

Few people know that before he started making movies, Stanley Kubrick was a star photojournalist. In the summer of 1949, Look magazine sent him to Chicago to shoot pictures for a story called “Chicago City of Contrasts.” His simple and candid snapshots in crisp black-and-white depicted not only people and places, but also everyday scenes and stark realities surrounding the city.

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