Did you realize Dinosaurs had syphilis? Not only that but you mustn’t kiss your baby because it’s unhygienic and whatever you do DON’T mix whiskey with gas (I’m assuming they mean as a cocktail). I’m being facetious of course, but public health notices certainly told very different messages in the past compared to now. We(…)
4 Vintage Horror Movies You Just Wouldn’t See Today
Or perhaps this should be horror movies that they just wouldn’t make today, either because they’re totally inappropriate, incredibly corny or downright bizarre. I especially like the movie which was shot in ‘shocking sexicolor’ – that sounds more exciting than technicolor any day!
Vintage movie posters: Theda Bara as Salome
Three fantastic posters from the 1918 silent move Salome starring Theda Bara. Sadly this movie has been lost so I can’t share a clip with you, but there is a photo from the movie which I’ve posted below. Doesn’t she look fabulous? How on earth did that happen to so many old movies?
1940s girl in a bikini advertising the seaside at Whitley Bay
Girl in a green bikini holding a starfish on a poster from the newly nationalised British Railways, advertising Whitley Bay in North Tyneside. Signed “Michael”. Date: 1949 Source and copyright: The National Archives No known copyright restrictions
Win this Vintage French ‘Bally Kick’ Poster
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED, WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. For this week’s competition prize, I’m happy to be able to offer this beautiful vintage French fashion poster thanks to PosterClassics.com, who are one of the largest sellers of Vintage Poster art on the Web since 1997. The(…)