First, a marvelous print ad for IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, meant to entice theater-owners into exhibiting the film, 1947. Yes, we love "Bedford Falls".
It's followed by a 1943 ad for the Disney/Donald Duck cartoon "Der Fuhrer's Face" also known as A Nightmare in Nutziland. FROM WIKIPEDIA: The cartoon, which features Donald Duck in a nightmare setting working at a factory in Nazi Germany, was made in an effort to sell war bonds. It's well known for the original song "Der Fuehrer's Face". You can read more about it here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Der_Fuehrer%27s_Face
And finally, does it get any better than this--the 1963 Caravelle Transmitter. So mid-century in design! BY REMCO--and a little fascinating story here.
Again, click on the photos and links.
We tend to forget that Christmas lights were made in many different places--at least for a while. Check out these made in Italy "lanterns" here.
1960's, made in Japan, "Starflower" Christmas lights; check them out here
Some time ago Connie H. turned us on to an incredible realist painter--in pastels--by the name of Tom Sierak. He really is quite amazing. Check him out HERE
The famous World War I Christmas moment - the Sainsbury video well so worth your time, no matter how many times you watch it; see it here
Remembering Steve McQueen https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2019/11/remembering-steve-mcqueen.html
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON HERE.
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