There were vending machines for every conceivable foodstuff and everyday essential from between the 1930s and 1960s.
Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American actress, comedian, model, studio executive, and producer. She was the star and producer of sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, Here’s Lucy, and Life with Lucy, as well as comedy television specials aired under the title The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour. SheContinue reading “43 Stunning Photos of Lucille Ball During the 1930s”
Throughout her life Vivien Leigh was considered by most as one of the most beautiful actresses of her day, and for that matter any other day. It was George Cukor, the original director of Gone With the Wind, who said Vivien Leigh was the “consumate actress, hampered by beauty.” When she was once asked, however,Continue reading “36 Stunning Photos of Actress Vivien Leigh From the 1930s to the 1960s”
Railways opened up America and Europe, luxe ocean liners introduced elegance into overseas voyages, and drivers took to the road in record numbers in their new automobiles. By the mid-1940s, new airlines crisscrossed the globe, winging adventure-seekers to far-flung destinations. Travel agents and ticket offices during this period were festooned with vivid, eye-catching posters, allContinue reading “58 Wonderful Vintage Travel Posters From Around the World Between the 1920s and 1940s”
Arriving in London in 1935, the Viennese photographer Wolfgang Suschitzky is best known for his depictions of London in the 1930s and 1940s. However a photography career spanning 70 years has seen him capture many subjects, all with the same genuine affection. (Photos by Wolfgang Suschitzky)
Mary Carlisle (born Gwendolyn Witter; February 3, 1914 – August 1, 2018) was an American actress, singer, and dancer, she was best known for her roles as a wholesome ingénue in numerous 1930s musical-comedy films. She was the standard prototype of the porcelain-pretty collegiate and starry-eyed romantic interest in a host of Depression-era films andContinue reading “50 Beautiful Photos of Actress Mary Carlisle in the 1930s”