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The Brox Sisters

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The Brox Sisters were an American trio of singing sisters, enjoying their greatest popularity in the 1920s and early 1930s. The members were: Bobbe (born Josephine Brock, 28 November 1902 – 2 May 1999) Lorayne (born Eunice, 11 November 1901 – 14 June 1993) Patricia (born Kathleen, 14 June 1904 – 27 August 1988). The [...]

Harrison Marks’ Honeys – Sophia Dawn

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Another stunner from the sixties – Miss Dawn first appeared in Kamera in issue No.56 (1963). Sophia Adawned the pages of Solo No.39 and was a principal model in the Harrison Marks hardback book She Walks in Beauty, photographed in Georges favourite location, Cornwall. She also appeared in two 8mm home movies – ‘The Bare [...]

Harley-Davidson Topper

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The Topper was the only motor scooter that the Harley-Davidson Motor Company ever produced. The Topper had a continuously variable transmission, like most modern scooters. The engine was a 165 cc (10.1 cu in) single-cylinder two-stroke engine requiring a premixed gasoline/oil mixture. The starter was of the rope-recoil type similar to lawnmowers or the Lambretta [...]

Bunny Yeager, Pin-Up Model And Photographer

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Bunny Yeager getting ready to take pictures of Anita Ventura Bunny Yeager (born Linnea Eleanor Yeager; March 13, 1930) is an American photographer and former pin-up model. Born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. Yeager became one of the most photographed models in Miami. After retiring from modeling, she began her career behind the camera. She met [...]

Remembering The Good Old Days

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Image found at”Farbror Sid” Filed under: Humour Tagged: Good old days, Shoplifting

The 1917 Autoped

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The 1917 autoped. jeeps, ct-90s. American postal delivery folks have gotten to drive around on the coolest vehicles! this little powered kick scooter was made by the autoped company of the american long island city in new york – Image and text  found at “Scoot Hub” Filed under: Motorcycles, Retro technology Tagged: American postal delivery, [...]

Good Dog, Lassie

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Lassie running to hide the evidence just before the rabid senator McCarty’s men came to knock on the door. Good dog Lassie, good dog. Filed under: Humour, Illustration Tagged: Lassie, McCarty

Swedish Julmust

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Julmust (Swedish jul "Christmas" and must "juice") is a soft drink that is mainly consumed in Sweden around Christmas. During the rest of the year it is usually hard to find in stores, but sometimes it is sold at other times of the year under the name must. At Easter the name is påskmust (påsk [...]

Tasteless Christmas Decoration

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Handmade oak sculptured baby angel ornament Sales pitch: This little, brown haired yawning girl would just love to wake up in your tree. At 10’’ from top of star to bottom of baby, this ornament would make a special keepsake for anyone with a special baby in their lives, or as a reminder of the [...]

Pussycar Automodule

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Designers are always said to have an eccentric side to them. One such designer known to display his eccentric side through his creations is Jean Pierre Ponthieu. Working in the field of advertising, this eccentric French genius created the unique Pussycar Automodule as a sort of promotional vehicle. Its unique design and features must have [...]

Ruth Belville, The Greenwich Time Lady

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Ruth Belville sold time. Each day she would set her watch by the Greenwich clock in London and then charge a fee for the privilege of looking at her watch. Belville’s father had established the business in 1836, when such knowledge was valuable — as railways revolutionized European travel, individual towns had to abandon their [...]

David Lynch Opens Nightclub In Paris

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David Lynch is set to open a nightclub in Paris, France based on the one in his film Mulholland Drive, called “Silencio”. He is designing the interior, as you can see from the image above, the furniture is very “David Lynch”. Here is an excert from HINT magazine’s article: We’re not talking about some transcendental [...]

Pamela Tiffin, American Actress

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Pamela Tiffin Wonso was born in Oklahoma City and grew up in Chicago, where she achieved success as a teen model. She attended Hunter College and moved to New York. She was discovered by Hollywood producer Hal Wallis having lunch at the Paramount Pictures studio commissary while on a visit to Los Angeles with her [...]

Drive In Bank

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What a splendid idea; buzz the teller, get your money, get mugged – Ted Image found at “The man I keep hid” Filed under: Retro technology Tagged: Drive in bank

Mamie VS Marilyn

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Image found at “The things I know you thought you knew we know” Filed under: Actresses, Models & starlets Tagged: Comparisons, Mamie Van Doren, Marilyn Monroe

Triumph Bonneville T100 Steve McQueen Edition

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Triumph has released a new tribute to the legend of cool– actor and speed fiend Steve McQueen.  The new Triumph Steve McQueen Edition Motorcycle is inspired by the Triumph TR6 McQueen rode in the 1963 World War II film The Great Escape, in which McQueen eludes Nazis in the German countryside.  Always his own stunt [...]

How Wives Should Undress In Front Of Their Husbands

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From an awesome LIFE photo series.. (ca. 1937) “Ex-Burlesque stripper, Professor June St. Clair, sexily undressing as a typical wife clumsily disrobes next to her during a demonstration on how wives should undress in front of their husbands’ in the bedroom, for a class at the Allen Gilbert School of Undressing.”         [...]

The Scopitone

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Scopitone is a type of jukebox featuring a 16 mm film component. Scopitone films were a forerunner of music videos. The Italian Cinebox/Colorama and Color-Sonics were competing, lesser-known technologies of the time. Based on Soundies technology developed during World War II, color 16 mm film clips with a magnetic soundtrack were designed to be shown [...]

The Fairthorpe Zeta

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Fairthorpe cars were made in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, England between 1954 and 1976. Fairthorpe Ltd was founded by Air Vice Marshall Donald Bennett. The first cars were lightweight models powered by motor cycle engines and with glass fibre bodies called the Atom and Atomota. In 1956 a new larger car, the open 2 seat [...]

Jane Avril, French Can-Can Dancer

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Jane Avril (1868–1943) was a French can-can dancer made famous by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec through his paintings. Extremely thin, ‘given to jerky movements and sudden contortions’, she was nicknamed La Mélinite, after an explosive. Biography She was born Jeanne Richepin on June 9, 1868 in the Montmartre section of Paris, France. Her emotionally distant and [...]