Angels in disguise: The original Dead End Kids (top) Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, Billy Halop, (bottom) Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan & Bernard Punsly (all now deceased). Image Wonderful Oliver Hardy & Stan Laurel on tour toward the end of their careers. Image A tipsy Martin Sheen & Ava Gardner with a patient driver. Image A weary John
Vintage New York?: the first ambulance service ever started at Bellevue in 1869, thanks to the hospital's connections to the Civil War. The fleet of horse-drawn ambulances features a gong to get through busy streets and a container of brandy as an early reliever of pain. The railing of that spectacular entrance to the left was actually taken from the balcony of the demolished Federal Hall, where George Washington was sworn in as America's first president!