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Newport Cigarette Commercial

1960's

Newport Cigarette Commercial

Newport Cigarette Commercial - 1960's

If you miss the bus, don’t fret. A happy Newport cigarette billboard is bound to entertain you. And don’t forget, menthol lovers, ‘Newport tastes fresher, tastes better, too.’ Is it illegal to run a cigarette ad here?  

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Kodak Instamatic Flash Cubes

1960's

Kodak Instamatic Flash Cubes

Kodak Instamatic Flash Cubes – 1960’s

It’s new. It’s now. It’s flash cubes. Flash cube. Flash cube? Flash cube! Only with the newest Kodak instamatic camera four full-power flashes in one tiny cube. Flash Cube. It’s this way man, drop in a film, get yourself a flash cube, pop it on … Take one … Take two … Take three … […]

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Hamburg Red Light District

1960's

Hamburg Red Light District

Hamburg Red Light District - 1960's

Let us reminisce of beer celebrations held nightly during the 1950’s and ’60’s in the Teutonic hamlet of Hamburg. A phenomena that grew from a chronically disaffected population of post-war Germany, you may never see so many irretrievably plastered people in one place at one time ever again. It is in the legendary Rathskellers of […]

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Olympics in Tokyo

1960's

Olympics in Tokyo

Olympics in Tokyo - 1964

A short newsreel recounting the Olympics held in China’s uneasy neighbor Japan. Over 60 years ago, notice the absence of over-the-top corporate sponsorship and the lack of steroid enhanced wins.    

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Girls Beware

1960's

Girls Beware

Girls Beware - 1961

Girls Beware, a follow up to Boys Beware, is another cautionary tale produced by filmmaker Sid Davis, intended to be shown to middle and high school students in the early 1960’s to warn them of predatory boys who seek to take advantage of them.

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Colt 45 Malt Liquor

1960's

Colt 45 Malt Liquor

Colt 45 Malt Liquor - 1967

Before Colt 45 was associated with Billy Dee Williams and “that dynamite taste,” the famed Malt Liquor was once marketed towards the suburban white-collar middle class alcoholic demographic, a type whom nothing seems to faze. Introduced to the beer drinking public in 1963 by the National Brewing Company, Colt 45 was developed to compete with […]

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Why Viet-Nam?

1960's

Why Viet-Nam?

Why Viet-Nam? - 1960's

Why Viet-Nam? was a film produced in the later 1960’s to rationalize United States presence in Vietnam. Some of the reasoning sounds familiar today when we examine United States’ indefinite presence in other hotspots around the world.

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