Posts Tagged ‘1950s’

Disneyland, Back In The Day

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

What Disneyland looked like in 1957, less than two years after it first opened. Found at YouTube from DisneyHistory.

Joe Louis: America’s Hero…Betrayed

Friday, February 24th, 2012

HBO is currently running an excellent documentary of legendary boxer Joe Louis.

Joe Louis America’s Hero…Betrayed Trailer

Found at YouTube from TheBrovvnBomber.

Joe Louis: The Anti-Jack Johnson

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father’s image as the anti-Jack Johnson. Found at YouTube from HBO.

Joe Louis’ Celebrity Status

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father as a celebrity. Found at YouTube from HBO.

A Century In 10 Minutes

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

100 years of history compressed into 10 minutes of video. Found at YouTube from derDon1234.

Mail-Order Mysteries

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

What mail-order ads promise and what you actually get. Found at YouTube from kidkosmic.

Roman Holiday

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

The 1953 classic, starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn is the story of a bored and sheltered princess who escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Found at YouTube from crazeclassics.

Salvador Dali On What’s My Line? [VIDEO]

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Surrealist painter Salvador Dali’s appearance on the 1950s game show What’s My Line? Found at YouTube from kembrew.