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[TOYS] ROCKET RADIO MG-306: Pocket Transistor Radios Manufactured During the 1950’s & 1960’s

Great website focusing on the design and history of pocket transistor radios manufactured between 1954 and 1965.

Source: ROCKET RADIO MG-306

 

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[VIDEO] Cold War Archives ‘Soviet Spy School: Small Town Espionage’, 1960

Series: Moving Images Relating to Intelligence and International Relations, 1947 – 1984
Record Group 263: Records of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1894 – 2002

Production Date: 1960. Scope & Content: This film discusses Soviet spy school training and covers surveillance and audio contact.

National Archives Identifier: 896138
Local Identifier: 263.3153

Series: Moving Images Relating to Intelligence and International Relations, 1947 – 1984

Record Group 263: Records of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1894 – 2002

 


[FILM] ‘Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women’, 1968 

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‘B’ Sci-Fi Cult Entertainment – Astronauts land on Venus and discover prehistoric monsters and a race of beautiful women.

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Directed by …Peter Bogdanovich? Yep, that’s Peter Bogdanovich!

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Go Fast With Super Oil!

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Safety Matches

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Defending Democracy: Vapo-Man!

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Sci-fi Cover: ‘A Planet of Your Own’, by John Brunner, Cover art by Jack Gaughan, 1966

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Source: Sci-fi Covers


‘World Without Men’: Ace D-274 Paperback Original, 1958, Cover Art by Ed Emsh

Ace D-274 Paperback Original (1958).  Cover Art by Ed Emsh


Classic Cover by Jim Mooney and Jack Burnley from Batman #43, DC Comics, 1947


Original Splash Page by Dick Dillin (pencils) and Sid Greene (inks) from ‘Atom and Hawkman’ #41, DC Comics, 1969

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Japan: ‘City & Design’ Magazine, Cover Illustration by Isamu Kurita, 1966

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Marvel Comics: That Time When Captain America Face to Face With Hitler

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Stan Lee: The Human Torch

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✨Design: Illustrations of Grocery Stores✨

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From Morocco to Cuba: Documenting the World’s Endangered Cinemas

When I go to the cinema lately, I’ll admit, it does feel nostalgic, almost as if I’m doing something like they did “in the old days”– and my local cinema isn’t even a charming independent one. Should we blame it on Netflix? From our smartphones to internet-abled TV, today we have more entertainment options at our fingertips all the time, than ever before. Netflix has over 85 million members and operates in more than 190 countries worldwide. You’d like to think that cinemas will never disappear, but are you sure they really won’t?

If it did happen, at least German-born photographer Stephan Zaubitzer will have documented most of what we lost. In an ongoing archive of photographs, Stephan has been taking pictures of cinemas in city centers around the world, endlessly fascinated by their dark interiors and outlandish architecture that always stands out from their urban surroundings.

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It all started in Morocco in 2003 when his flight was delayed in Burkina Faso and so he went out into the city to explore and began photographing the city’s movie theatres. The rest is history– and a lot of its fascinating old cinemas….(read more)


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Why would hey steal presents from a child?

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Source: kinasin


Science Fiction: ‘The Robot Empire’

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‘The Monster that Challenged the World’, 1937

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Source: arcaneimages


Have a Strange Christmas!

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Movie Poster: ‘White Christmas’, 1954

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Tin Toy Museum ブリキのおもちゃ博物館 


‘Exciting Comics’

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By Alex Schomburg. [The Comic Book Catacombs] (via greystokedpodcast)

Source: Not Pulp Covers


‘Rockets to Nowhere’, by Philip St. John

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Badges and Decoder Rings for the Buck Rogers Clubs (the Solar Scouts) from the 1930s


‘Fantastic’, April 1959, Cover by Ed Valigursky

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Source: Sci-fi Covers


Public Service Announcement

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Fantastic Science Fiction: ‘The Girl in Tube 14’

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[PHOTO] Frank Sinatra

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Vintage Freak Show: ‘Rubber Skin Man’

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Source: danismm


Sci-Fi Cover art by Kelly Freas illustration: ‘Pipe Dream’, by Fritz Leiber

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Source: Sci-fi Covers


Movie Poster: ‘L’Entraineuse Fatale’

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Detective Fiction: January 1951 issue 

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Source: Seattle Mystery Books


COMPUTOPIA Magazine: ‘School Without Teachers, Humanless Factories, Digital Calculation is the Future of Humanity’

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Superman Model Sheets, by Curt Swan


[COMIC] ‘If Science Solved the Secrets of Gland Control’

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House of Mystery: ‘The Girl in the Glass Sphere’, Art by Jack Kirby

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(via Pencil Ink: a blog featuring golden, silver and bronze age comic book art and artists: House of Mystery #72 – Jack Kirby art)


‘The Wolf Man’

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Source: Mudwerks


1954 Retrofuture Art from an Unexpected Source: the French Chocolatier Cantalou


[PHOTO] EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump Capturing and Torturing a Human Child

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‘The Phantom of the Opera’