Tag Archives: 50’s

The Information Machine

Cartoon Modern has a very nice article about the short animation The Information Machine produced by Charles Eames and designed by Dolores Cannata in 1957. Throughout the Fifties, UPA would regularly host open houses and screenings to introduce the broader … Continue reading

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The Peculiar Art of Mr. Frahm

If you are a pin-up fan, as I’m, you had to ask to yourself “why the hell Art Frahm made that series of pin-ups with pink panties that fall down inpublic?” But finally I found someone that made the same … Continue reading

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Googie Architecture

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Vintage Fridges

If you have a vintage fridge and you live in São Paulo here is a good suggestion of want you can do with it: restore it. The Geladeiras Antigas made restorations in those vintage fridges. There are pictures of the … Continue reading

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Horror, Suspense, Romance and Humour on Comics

Back from the Depths: a memorial site to Scream!, a horror and humorous comics that stopped after only 15 issues before its untimely death in June 84. The stories, artwork and characters are buried deep in the cartoon graveyard but … Continue reading

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Nancy Steinbock Vintage Posters

Vintage Posters and Original Posters by Nancy Steinbock from the 1880’s to 1950’s. There are many beautiful images, but I couldn’t resist and again chose an Art Nouveau poster, well, I love that style. (via neurastenia)

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Radio Oh-la-la

Here is a great suggestion of Mordi from blowupdoll: check out the new site Radio Oh-la-la – Franco à gogo. It brings you French music from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, with new music being added every week. Sing along … Continue reading

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Atomic Pin-Up

Atomic Pin-Up – a neat site about pin-ups with vintage pictures of cars, probably from 50’s, some album covers, a two galleries with vintage pictures of Pin-Ups, and more stuff. The best part: Movie Posters of sci-fi, horror, noir and … Continue reading

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Yu-Mex: Mexican music in fifties Yugoslavia. How the Mexican influence was spread to all of the popular culture in Yugoslavia and fake Mexican bands were forming.

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Posters from the Public Records Office of Hong Kong

Poster Collection from the Public Records Office of Hong Kong. The precious poster collection of the Public Records Office features some of the most typical government posters from the golden era of poster production between the early 1950s and 1980s. … Continue reading

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