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See Young Stanley Kubrick’s Noir-Drenched Photos of Chicago

See Young Stanley Kubrick's Noir-Drenched Photos of Chicago

Ingmar Bergman shot soap commercials, Orson Welles did radio and Stanley Kubrick took pictures: not every aspiring filmmaker was a dyed-in-the-wool cineaste. Stanley Kubrick took these photos in Chicago, around age 21, during his days at American coffee table magazine Look as a staff photographer.

These shadowy images have the look of early Kubrick noir "Killer’s Kiss" (1955) and "The Killing" (1956), before he abandoned black-and-white thrillers for his austere arthouse pictures.

Find lots more from the series over at Mashable. (And see how young Kubrick pioneered the auteur selfie!)

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