Posts Tagged ‘1960s’

Bed Peace

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Moved by the recent unrest in London, Yoko Ono has shared the 1969 film “Bed Peace” (directed by Yoko and John Lennon and filmed by Nic Knowland), online. Found at YouTube from Y0K0ON0.

Old Skool: The Tommy Gun Toy

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Check out this 1960s-era TV commercial for Mattel’s Tommy Burst submachine gun detective set. Found at YouTube from ctaesque.

Human Implosion: Space Suit Tester Exposed To Vacuum

Friday, July 16th, 2010

The instantaneous effects on a human when exposed to near-vacuum conditions. Found at YouTube from NaOHKDBO.

Soviet-Era Computer-Animated ASCII Cat

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

This computer animation was made in the Soviet Union in 1968. A group of Russian physicists and mathematicians with N. Konstantinov at the head, created mathematic models of the cat and its movement and programmed those models for the computer “BESM-4”. The computer printed hundreds of frames on paper using alphabet symbols and then they were converted to the cinefilm. Found at YouTube from avatarlemon via Julio Ojeda-Zapata.

Vietnam Vet’s Home War Movies

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

A Vietnam vet has uploaded his home movies shot during his service in the Vietnam War and set to classic songs by Johnny Cash, Credence Clearwater Revival, The Trashmen, and The Tokens. Found at from Old_Sloop.

Woodstock Home Movies, 1969

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Filmmaker Barbara Bedick captures the ambiance at just before gave his speech. Found at YouTube from rbedick.