Archives October 2011 Archives / The 1940's • 1940-1949 • Fashion History Movies Music

Glenn Miller 1943 – Soothing the soul of the battle weary.

"I was broke, bought a Glenn Miller record, and was awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the Good Taste Foundation" Originally recorded on April 4, 1939, Glenn Miller's Moonlight Serenade was also issued mid-way through WWII as a V-Disc No. 39A, in November, 1943. V-Discs were a series of recordings made through an agreement between US record companies and the US gover... Read More »

Halloween Movie Fest – The Spooky 1940′s Way

Our first annual movie picks for thrill seekers seeking shrieks and shivers. Chilling! Tantalizing! Just Plain Frightful! Gather the family, dim the lights, and enjoy a classic evening of watching things that go bump in the night. "The Corpse Vanishes" from 1942. A newspaper reporter begins to investigate after a series of brides die suddenly during their wedding... Read More »