Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, Charlie Chaplin and Marlon Brando, on the set of "A Countess", Hong Kong, 1966

Alfred Eisenstaedt

Charlie Chaplin and Marlon Brando on

the set of A Countess from Hong Kong, 1966

Gelatin silver print 

“When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.”

Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995) was a German-born American photographer and photojournalist known for his street photography and for his candid black-and-white shots of celebrities and politicians. He began his career as a freelance photojournalist, and later became a resident photographer for LIFE, where, throughout his career, he published many powerful photographic essays. His work is displayed in New York, at MoMA, the International Center of Photography, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, and at the Philadelphia College of Art.