It’s 1940’s Fashion and TWA, of course!

[youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/1zMu9W4bxx4″ autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] This short film called Fashion Horizons captures 1941 America in color, before we joined the war. Paramount Pictures and TWA (the airline) came together to make it. It’s sort of like a long commercial, but it contains some very interesting historical footage! In the film we are following starlets to a screen test and movie location for Paramount Pictures in Albuquerque, NM, …

Forties Elegance

[youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/BDDab-Ycz5Q” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] Oh sure, getting dressed in the 1940’s may look like a lot of work, but let’s face it, the results were well worth the effort. (at least from this man’s point of view) I give you Exhibit A, above. This is a great video of a beautiful lady of the late 1940’s apparently getting ready to …

Vintage Video (1940s)

Now in the rotation of film from the 1940s, (that you’ll see on the left side of this page) are: Cab Calloway singing about that funny ‘Reefer Man”, the trailer from The Ghost And Mrs. Muir, Drum Boogie with Barbara Stanwyck singing, and Gene Krupa on drums (priceless!), A 1940s automobile commercial, a couple of fashion clips, the Nicholas Brothers dance routine, Veronica Lake …