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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: Diabolique

1955

Trailer: Diabolique

Trailer: Diabolique (1955)

Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1955 masterpiece Les Diaboliques stars the seductive Simone Signoret and his beautiful wife Vera Clouzot entangled in an intimate, criminal affair. Still gripping even by today’s standards, one wonders who is more diabolical, the characters in the film, or Henri-Georges Clouzot in his artfulness and precision crafting the first and perhaps ultimate psycho-drama. […]

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Amos Milburn: Bad Bad Whiskey

1950's

Amos Milburn: Bad Bad Whiskey

Amos Milburn: Bad Bad Whiskey - 1955

Originally from Texas, Amos Milburn moved to Los Angeles and soon became a fixture in the Central Avenue music scenes thriving in Watts during the 1940’s and 1950’s. As you can hear from his piano style, Milburn would be a great influence on Fats Domino. He wrote many hits during his day, and was also […]

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Delta Rhythm Boys: Dry Bones

1950's

Delta Rhythm Boys: Dry Bones

Delta Rhythm Boys: Dry Bones

The Delta Rhythm Boys perform one of their most famous songs Dry Bones.  Feel free to sing along! Ezekiel connected dem dry bones Ezekiel connected dem dry bones Ezekiel connected dem dry bones Now I hear the word of the Lord Well, your toe bone connected to your foot bone Your foot bone connected to […]

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Amazing Tap Dancing with Little Buck

1950's

Amazing Tap Dancing with Little Buck

Amazing Tap Dancing with Little Buck - 1955

Tap dancer Conrad “Little Buck” Buckner was most know for his appearances on television variety shows in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Little Buck is noted for a 1965 challenge performance with Peg Leg Bates on the Ed Sullivan show, upon which he performed at least six times. Billie Mahoney, who Buck was often booked with […]

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Achievement U.S.A.

1950's

Achievement U.S.A.

Achievement U.S.A. - 1955

Produced for the auto industry in 1955, Achievement U.S.A. portrays an optimistic look at Flint, Michigan as GM celebrates the production of their 50 millionth automobile.

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