Henry Warren Beatty (né Beaty; born March 30, 1937) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter, whose career spans over six decades. He has been nominated for 15 Academy Awards, including four for Best Actor, four for Best Picture, two for Best Director, three for Original Screenplay, and one for Adapted Screenplay – winningContinue reading “33 Handsome Photos of Warren Beatty in the 1950s and 1960s”
(Photos from Nick Dewolf photo archive)
The Christmas truce (German: Weihnachtsfrieden; French: Trêve de Noël; Dutch: Kerstbestand) was a series of widespread unofficial ceasefires along the Western Front of the First World War around Christmas 1914. The truce occurred five months after hostilities had begun. Lulls occurred in the fighting as armies ran out of men and munitions and commanders reconsideredContinue reading “Christmas Truce 1914: Amazing Photos of British and German Troops Meeting in No Man’s Land on the Western Front”
So you thought you’d be a great Santa, didn’t you? Well, think again. It’s actually pretty tough work. You have to know how to squint your eyes into a Santa twinkle, how to talk to kids and even how to put on a little act. Such was the fate of those who, for years, choseContinue reading “21 Vintage Photographs From a Santa Claus School in 1961 Reveal Some of the Secrets of Being a Good Santa”
Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020) was an American actor and filmmaker. After an impoverished childhood, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s, known for serious dramas, including westernsContinue reading “50 Wonderful Photos of Kirk Douglas in the 1940s and 1950s”
Cigarette ads featuring the kid-friendly figure of Santa Claus have been numerous from the past. The idea of St. Nick pushing coffin-nails may seem horrific today – but was a regular sight a few decades ago. So, check out these vintage cigarettes and tobacco ads featuring Santa Claus as a smoker.
You’d better watch out, ’cause these Santas will make you cry! Nearly everyone has known someone to be scared of Santa Claus or has been that kid wetting their pants on the jolly man’s lap. Santa knows when we’ve been sleeping. He knows if we’ve been bad or good. He can be kind of scary!Continue reading “39 Creepy Vintage Santa Claus Photos From the Past”