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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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New Orleans of the 1920s

1920's

New Orleans of the 1920s

New Orleans - 1920's

Newsreel documentary from the 1920’s with photography and animations illustrating old New Orleans, the Crescent City, at work and at play. Duelling oaks. Influences of colonial France and Spain. Iron grille work. The old townhouses surrounding open courts. New Orleans, the industrial city, where ports and depot junctions distribute throughout, and out from, the heart […]

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3rd Ave. El

1950's

3rd Ave. El

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It’s the elevated train that used to run up and down Manhattan until the mid-1950’s, when it was decommissioned and turned into scrap metal. Despite this, you can still experience the trip through New York City that vanished over half-a-century ago, not only from the overhead view of the train window, but through the actual […]

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Happy Birthday, Stanley Kubrick.

1950's

Happy Birthday, Stanley Kubrick.

Stanley Kubrick's Day of the Fight - 1951

Marking the 90th birthday of Stanley Kubrick, we take a look back at his earliest film, The Day of the Fight from 1951. The Day of the Fight is the primary touchstone from which Stanley Kubrick’s unique cinematic style would evolve. Like the battling man-apes during 2001‘s Dawn of Man sequence, The Day of the Fight depicts a […]

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Magic In The Air

1950's

Magic In The Air

Magic In The Air - 1950's

Magic in the Air, produced in the 1950’s, takes a deeper look at the process of television transmission including the technique and technology that still informs broadcasting in the 21st century. As the sold out, big game is about to begin, you think to yourself, “If I only had a ticket.” Thanks to the miracle […]

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