We just loved this Castle Home Movies 1947 advertisement for Woody Woodpecker; get out the projector! Click on the photo.
We've talked about this site before--VANISHED AMERICANA--but a recent update really got our attention: here's a Johnny Cash Lionel Trains Christmas commercial (we kid you not) circa 1970's; click on the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4M0D5hYhtI
For the reader looking for "the booklet of cardboard house plans", you probably mean this; click on the link http://bigindoortrains.com/primer/glitterhouses/pack_o_fun/pack_o_fun.htm
The latest thrifting finds of Rob and Monica--we have GOT to get out to their neck of the woods--they always find the most amazing stuff--especially vintage Christmas and mid-century modern stuff! Click on the link -- and keep scrolling down the page once you get there - we LOVED the pink appliance toys http://www.ouradventuresamongsttheducks.blogspot.com/2014/02/shadowboxing.html
AND IF YOU LOVE VINTAGE SPACE AGE TOYS http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/02/space-age-toys-arrive-nyc-toy-fair-with.html
CAN'T GET ENOUGH VINTAGE? MORE HERE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/02/more-fabulous-vintage-websites-finds_18.html