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Lunchroom Manners

1960

Lunchroom Manners

Lunchroom Manners - 1960

The puppet Mr. Bungle was the influence for the the name of #FaithNoMore’s #MikePatton’s band #MrBungle. According to Wikipedia, “The band was founded in Eureka, California during 1985 while the members were still in high school, and was named after a 1960s children’s educational film.” Lunchroom Manners from 1960 is that educational film.

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Greenwich Village Sunday

1960

Greenwich Village Sunday

Greenwich Village Sunday - 1960

Take a stroll through the streets, parks and neighborhoods that make up Greenwich Village. Before Washington Square became the NYU undergrad film school back lot, the area was known for its street art, spontaneous hootenannies, poetry jam sessions and neighborhood fairs. Take a walk around the Village before it became too cool for you.  

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Hair Dress Through The Ages

1950

Hair Dress Through The Ages

Hair Dress Through The Ages - 1950

In this lighthearted documentary, a news announcer fumbles his way through reporting on the history of hairdressing. Not surprisingly, it begins in France, on the Dordogne River, many thousands of years ago. A caveman, annoyed with long hair that interferes with his work, uses a fishbone to keep his hair in place. It is perhaps […]

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The Enemy Agent & You

1960

The Enemy Agent & You

The Enemy Agent & You - 1960's

This Cold War counter-spy instructional film was created to convince government officials traveling with top secret info to watch their backs. Watch hapless G-men get seduced  by treacherous Soviet she-spies.

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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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Trailer: The Amazing Transparent Man

1960

Trailer: The Amazing Transparent Man

Trailer: The Amazing Transparent Man - 1960

Sprung from prison! The nation’s most daring criminal! “Why’d you setup the break?” “Because I can use you.” Held captive. Today’s most advanced scientist! “This machine utilizes x-ray, ultraviolet, and alpha-beat and omega rays.” Together they create “The Amazing Transparent Man.” This man is a killer! “Owww!” Mad with dreams of fantastic power! “We’re conducting […]

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