Rare Audrey Hepburn is a tumblr blog featuring rare and popular photographs of the 'S wonderful Audrey Hepburn. I do not own any of these pictures; I do my best to credit the photographers of each picture as well as providing the date the picture was taken. I encourage all to message me if you have additional information on the photographs posted. Every picture posted is a great find I've stumbled upon during my Audrey Hepburn pictorial hunt. Also, follow me at My Humble Fash and Sandra Deevoted.

shojea asked: Oh yes, in response to your answer of my my previous question, it would be brilliant if you could put it together! Thank you kindly (:

You’re very welcome.  The two posts today were made especially for you.  Xo

whatever-venus-deactivated20140 asked: I really love your account💜📻

Thank you!  It’s an honor to have this account. Xo

Rare modeling pictures of a pre-famous Audrey Hepburn, 1946. SOURCE

Audrey Hepburn photographed at Ealing Studios, London, 1951.

Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer attending the Netherlands’ premiere of Sabrina, November 1954.  Audrey Hepburn was wearing Givenchy.  SOURCE

plsdonttakeapicture asked: Hey there! I loooooooove your blog, thanks so much for all that rare Audrey pics!

Aww, thank you!  The pleasure is all mine. Xo

shojea asked: Hello! I wonder if you might know if it is true or untrue that when Audrey moved to London in the late 1940's, that she worked for a while doing modelling jobs? I'd love to see some of the photos from this time!

It’s true.  After the war Audrey and her mother, Ella, moved to London where Audrey attended Marie Rambert’s ballet school on a scholarship.  In the late 1940s, to earn money, Audrey did modeling jobs and danced in shows as a chorus girl.  It may take me a couple of days, but I’ll be happy to put together posts of Audrey modeling in the 1940s.  In the meantime, here are pictures of Audrey in 1940s that I have previously posted.

Photo booth pictures of Truman Capote, Audrey Hepburn, and Mel Ferrer, c. 1956.

"Marilyn [Monroe] was my first choice to play Holly Golightly.  I thought she would be perfect.  Holly had to have something touching about her…unfinished.  [But] Paramount double-crossed me in every way and cast Audrey." - Truman Capote

Personal note:  Capote: A Biography by Gerald Clarke is the biography that made me a fan of biographies. 

Audrey Hepburn and Sean Connery photographed together after having been awarded a Commandeur de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for their significant contributions furthering the arts in France and throughout the world, Paris, France, March 6, 1987.  Audrey and Sean received the award from Deputy culture minister Philippe De Villiers.

Audrey Hepburn and Sean Connery photographed together after having been awarded a Commandeur de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for their significant contributions furthering the arts in France and throughout the world, Paris, France, March 6, 1987.  Audrey and Sean received the award from Deputy culture minister Philippe De Villiers.

Audrey Hepburn and Sean Connery photographed together after having been awarded a Commandeur de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for their significant contributions furthering the arts in France and throughout the world, Paris, France, March 6, 1987.  Audrey and Sean received the award from Deputy culture minister Philippe De Villiers.

Audrey Hepburn and Sean Connery photographed together after having been awarded a Commandeur de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for their significant contributions furthering the arts in France and throughout the world, Paris, France, March 6, 1987.  Audrey and Sean received the award from Deputy culture minister Philippe De Villiers.

MARCH 6, 1987, PARIS FRANCE, Sean Connery and Audrey Hepburn receive award from Deputy culture minister Philippe De Villiers. Audrey and Sean were awarded a Commandeur de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for their significant contributions furthering the arts in France and throughout the world.

takeallthetimelost asked: Hey I just found your blog and it's lovely! I have a "Silver Screen" magazine from December 1957! I could send you some of the picture if would like

Thank you so much! Yes, please! That would be fantastic!  Thank you for thinking of me. Xo

pastellillies asked: Hello Rare Audrey! I have a request, I wanted to know if you had found the full episode of Audrey Hepburn on the Donahue? This was in 1990 I believe? I saw a clip of it on YouTube, but I could not find the whole video. If you could post it, that would be wonderful!!

I did, indeed!  I’m fortunate enough to have wonderful followers on twitter and one of them linked me to the interview.  The first three minutes are missing (including that cheeky answer when Audrey was asked if she had undergone any plastic surgery: “Naturally…not!”) Here you go! 

AUDREY HEPBURN ON DONAHUE (1990)

pretty-by-nature asked: So I did my speech on her extensive humanitarian work & I got an A! I actually bought one of the books you recommended (for my personal use) and it should be to me soon! Thank you 💕

That’s fantastic!! I’m so happy to hear it!  Which book did you purchase?  I hope you enjoy it and that it inspires you to continue reading about Audrey.  She lead a remarkable life and really put celebrity philanthropy on the map.  She’s one of those rare people where the more you read about them, the more you love and respect them.  Xo

veronicamason asked: Hi, that's Veronica again... I'm looking forward some pictures of the Nun's story premiere at the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Do you know if Audrey attended the premiere, and if there are any pictures?? Your blog is fabulous!! Thank you!!

I don’t know if I do…I have pictures from the London, Rome, and Switzerland premiere but I don’t think I’ve seen pictures from the NY premiere.  I really wish I could be of more help.  Thank you for contacting me, I’ll be sure to keep looking and let you know if I come up with anything.  Xo