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by Skylark
Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Album covers
Replies: 98
Views: 29587

A favorite of mine, although I just can't bring myself to play the record:

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But the reverse side is worth a look:

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by Skylark
Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:30 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, photography class with Jack Laxer > Jul 31
Replies: 1
Views: 695

I repositioned the left and right images on these. Maybe the 3D will be easier to appreciate this way...?

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by Skylark
Fri May 14, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Actress Dorothy Provine dies at 75
Replies: 6
Views: 1012

It would be a safe bet that Lily Von Schtupp was based primarily on Marlene Dietrich's performance in "Destry Rides Again." Check out this clip and try NOT to think of Madeline Kahn: :wink: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOZT5ciJ2xM Of course, that's not to take anything away from Dorothy ...
by Skylark
Thu May 06, 2010 5:11 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Actress Dorothy Provine dies at 75
Replies: 6
Views: 1012

Though I heard about it, that's the most I've ever seen of "The Raoring 20's." Thanks for the link.

The other big movie from which I'll always remember her is "The Great Race."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdoYUjQci0g
by Skylark
Thu Apr 01, 2010 12:06 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: "Smile 'til It Hurts: The Up With People Story"
Replies: 2
Views: 814

They look just like the New Main Street Singers! :D
by Skylark
Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:41 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The day the '70s died
Replies: 21
Views: 1442

Wouldn't Peter Graves have been part of the latest trifecta?

EDIT: I just heard that Johnny Maestro of The Crests just passed away. :cry:
by Skylark
Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:38 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Mid-Century TV Sets and Tube and Transistor Radios
Replies: 42
Views: 4308

WOW! There is some great stuff on this thread! Some of those table top radios look familiar. :wink: We have some Philco Predictas as well, but rather than repeat what others have shared, here are a few different vintage television sets from our collection. This is a 1948 RCA Victor 8TS30 tv set. The...
by Skylark
Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:34 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Then IN now photos
Replies: 2
Views: 942

Very well done! I love this kind of then&now stuff. Here is something along that line I did with a photo taken by a friend in 1938 of a local cinema, blended with one I took in 2000 as it was being demolished. http://i357.photobucket.com/albums/oo11/Skylark67/ColonialCollage3.jpg
by Skylark
Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:34 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Screen Gems, "The S From Hell"
Replies: 5
Views: 611

I have to admit, as a kiddie watching tv, when that symbol formed, it looked like an eye to me, staring at me right through the televsion set. Coupled with that music with a tone I couldn't identify, it was a bit unsettling. Never had any nightmares or anything, but I understand the "S from Hel...
by Skylark
Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:20 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: LA Conservancy "Sixties turn 50"
Replies: 12
Views: 1584

Oh yeah!

The artwork for "Mod Mod Mod Mod City" recalls that certain Stanley Kramer film, but now after seeing that commercial again, I'm wondering if Royal Crown, that "MAD MAD MAD MAD COLA" isn't somehow involved! :D

Once again, I'm SO living on the wrong coast! :cry:
by Skylark
Sun Oct 11, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 47024

Sweet! :)
by Skylark
Sun Oct 11, 2009 10:38 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 47024

Looks like a great opportunity for Jack Laxer to load up his Stereo Realist camera. 8-)
by Skylark
Sun Oct 11, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: LA Conservancy "Sixties turn 50"
Replies: 12
Views: 1584

Didn't I see that building in Good Times with Sonny & Chér, and Movin' With Nancy with Nancy Sinatra?
by Skylark
Fri Sep 04, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: THE GREAT DEPRESSION of the 2000s thread
Replies: 4
Views: 944

Great thread! My parents are also of The Greatest Generation. A couple of years ago, I videotaped them recollecting the Depression and WWII. They both lived on farms, and their childhood stories were wonderful. They knew how to have fun with very little. Children today should have such imagination! ...
by Skylark
Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Algemac's Closing
Replies: 23
Views: 4178

Couldn't those booths have been salvaged as well?

Like modchick65, I feel so helpless in faraway PA. :(
by Skylark
Thu May 07, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Raymond Loewy locomotives
Replies: 12
Views: 776

Don't forget the Pennsylvania Railroad's GG1, which Lowey had a hand in its final look.

http://www.rrmuseumpa.org/about/roster/gg1.shtml
by Skylark
Tue May 05, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Forrest J. Ackerman dies at 92
Replies: 12
Views: 760

by Skylark
Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Favorite old shows that hold up and those that don't
Replies: 25
Views: 1391

Mickey Spillane starred AS Mike Hammer in "The Girl Hunters." Cool, though the Mike Hammer movie "I, The Jury" is cool for being in 3-D! Years ago, my husband bought a 16mm industrial film on something like oil exploration. Being a car enthusiast, I think he got it because there ...
by Skylark
Thu Apr 09, 2009 2:22 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Favorite old shows that hold up and those that don't
Replies: 25
Views: 1391

The 16mm prints currently circulating were originally printed for syndication to local TV stations. When the shows became available on videotape, the 16mm films were no longer needed, but are prized by many collectors. I second "The Dick Van Dyke Show." My husband has many on 16mm, and the...
by Skylark
Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:27 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Dodge La Femme
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Is this the car I just saw on CBS Sunday Morning?

Very cool story, and that ride looks swellegant!
by Skylark
Sat Nov 08, 2008 3:46 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The American Look
Replies: 2
Views: 850

And they even got some more use out of their Firebird concept cars at the end! 8-)

We have 35mm prints of the companion films "American Maker" and "American Thrift," similar examples of Technicolor Americana.
by Skylark
Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:12 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Tiny Naylor's in 3D!
Replies: 3
Views: 756

Thanks nichols for that update photo. I wondered what is currently there, and now I know, a crazy chicken! :roll:

That palm tree by the sidewalk sure has grown, though.
by Skylark
Sun Oct 19, 2008 1:49 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: What has Hollywood done for the Modernist lately?
Replies: 6
Views: 632

A great movie tradition that goes back to (maybe further) to Phillip Vandamm's modern home on top of Mount Rushmore in "North By Northwest."
by Skylark
Sat Oct 18, 2008 8:32 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: '60s Madison Ave. TV "Mad Men" (Season 2- July 27,
Replies: 20
Views: 2038

Saw the latest episode. Maybe I'm reading too much into this, but if this is kind of an Odyssey for Don, Joy is a siren, luring him off course.

Does anyone know what MCM house was used for the Palm Springs locaction? It's gorgeous!
by Skylark
Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:12 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: SHOW US YOUR 1950S/1960S RIDES!
Replies: 128
Views: 37158

That is one beautiful ride! All the 'Birds from 1955 through 1966 are beautiful in their own right. This is the prettiest 1961 I've seen. Maybe it's the color combination, along with the wire wheels. And as the linked article states, the "Thelma & Louise" car is a 1966. I'm pretty sure...
by Skylark
Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:04 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: GM Turbine Concept Cars
Replies: 4
Views: 949

Nobody quite so famous, although the 'bots on MST3K did make a Carolyn Jones reference, if memory serves. :wink: imdb doesn't give us too much info on this classic of the industrial/promo genre, although direction is credited to the famous William "One Shot" Beaudine, who directed my favor...
by Skylark
Mon Sep 08, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Tiny Naylor's in 3D!
Replies: 3
Views: 756

Tiny Naylor's in 3D!

Hey Folks! I thought you'd enjoy this vintage stereo image of Tiny Naylor's. It's posted as a full-color pair for those of you who are talented enough to know how to freeview (or if you have lorgnette glasses from 3D books like the Harold Lloyd 3D Hollywood book). Also in anaglyph, in case you have ...
by Skylark
Sun Aug 31, 2008 3:33 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: GM Turbine Concept Cars
Replies: 4
Views: 949

That's EXACTLY what I'll be thinking of when I'm next to that car!

And probably hearing Thurl Ravenscroft's voice in my head. :D
by Skylark
Sun Aug 31, 2008 9:58 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: GM Turbine Concept Cars
Replies: 4
Views: 949

GM Turbine Concept Cars

The Antique Automobile Club of America's museum in Hershey PA, will have all three of Harley Earl's "Firebird" concept cars on display, the first time they will all be together on the East Coast. I'm particularly excited to see the Firebird 2, which is featured prominently in that wacky 19...
by Skylark
Tue Dec 04, 2007 4:05 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Modern Filmmakers Making Old Style Movies
Replies: 6
Views: 816

WOW! nichols, those clips are great! :D Did I see a few quick shots of Kevin McCarthy in "Johnny X"? Very much looking forward to seeing the full length features. I really dig this genre, but thought I was just out of sync with everyone else. rocklandlounge, you worked on the Scorsese shor...

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