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A Visit to Santa – 1953

1950's

A Visit to Santa – 1953

A Visit to Santa - 1953

Tour the home of Santa Claus in this vintage, amateur-produced cult classic, A Visit to Santa from 1953 by Clem Williams Films. After Mom puts the Dick and Ann to sleep in their bunkbeds on Christmas Eve, they wonder aloud if Santa Claus ever received their letter. Santa, sitting in a Naugahyde chair in his […]

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Let’s Talk Turkey

1950's

Let’s Talk Turkey

Let's Talk Turkey - 1955

Today’s Thanksgiving Recipe – Make a 1955 Turkey! “Turkey – a dish that adds grace to every table!” In this vintage cooking film, resident chef Marie Gifford shows how to prepare a turkey, not just for a 1955 Thanksgiving, but to enjoy 365 days a year. No longer do you need to be burdened by […]

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Trailer: The King of Kings

1920's

Trailer: The King of Kings

Trailer: The King of Kings - 1927

A preview of Cecil B. DeMille’s upcoming film, The King of Kings … “the picture that will live forever.” DeMille hypes his 1927 spectacle, “magnificently portrayed by an inspiring cast of 5000 players,” by stressing the epic proportion of these biblical episodes rather than the story itself. Both producer and director of King of Kings, […]

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A Word To The Wives

1950's

A Word To The Wives

A Word To The Wives - 1955

Presented by the Woman’s Home Companion, “A Word to the Wives … ” was produced in 1955 to promote the modern dream kitchens that were becoming en vogue in the contemporary American home. Despite the pandering melodramatics, “A Word to the Wives … ” in fact was performed and produced by an impressive cast and crew. […]

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Christmas Around the World

1950

Christmas Around the World

Newsreel: Christmas Around the World - 1950

In this newsreel, the documentary crews from around the world wish their viewers a Merry Christmas. Ah, yes, Christmas 1950. It was remembered so well. As the spirit of Christmas unites all humanity men and women everywhere reaffirm their faith in the brotherhood of man. The News Magazine of the Screen presents, from around the […]

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