“United Artists sent me to Mexico with Brigitte Bardot and Jeanne Moreau for
‘Viva Maria!’ There had been so many photographers there that the filming was not getting done so they closed the set and I was the only one who was allowed
Douglas Kirkland was born in Toronto, Canada. He joined Look Magazine in his early twenties, and later Life Magazine during the golden age of 60’s/70’s photojournalism. Among his assignments were essays on Greece, Lebanon and Japan as well as fashion and celebrity work, photographing Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlene Dietrich among others.