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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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Century 21 Calling

1960's

Century 21 Calling

Century 21 Calling - 1962

In this film, Century 21 Calling, made more than 55 years ago to promote Bell Labs at the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, we see the beginnings of call-waiting, call-forwarding, pagers, auto-dialing, news & weather info retrieval, and central computer databases that log all of your private information.  

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Cracker Jack

1953

Cracker Jack

Cracker Jack - 1967

In 1967, famed character actor Jack Gilford was featured in a classic commercial for Cracker Jack, theΒ “molasses-flavored, caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts” snack typically found in movie theaters, carnivals, and baseball stadiums across America. Famed for it’s surprise novelty in every box (abandoned for QR codes in 2016 πŸ˜› ), Cracker Jack was perhaps the most […]

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