Posts Tagged ‘1950s’

IMAGERY – Poor Mrs. Pauline Paulson

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On the glorious evening of March 10th, 1952, after watching her beloved film favorites depart the Hollywood Pantages Theater (where the 1952 Oscar ceremonies were held), 80-year-old grandmother Pauline Paulsen fell in between the rows of bleachers and was rushed to Hollywood Receiving Hospital. Ouch!!! Sure looks like Pauline is the star of the show in this shot! (more…)


FLASHBACK – 1950s Babies On Parade

Gee, your hair smells terrific…

©USC Digital Archive ©USC Digital ArchiveJuly 28, 1951: Three year-old Bobby Ashe – Everest (“Master Ladera Park”) puts his smooth moves on 22 month-old Sharon Hawkins (“Miss Ladera Park”) at The Ladera Park Baby Show.

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[googlevideo width=”590″ height=”420″]http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8863776421109511056#[/googlevideo]


FLASHBACK – Hollywood by Helicopter 1958

I’d explain this clip, but it’s pretty obvious.
[youtube width=”590″ height=”420″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ox6rtwhMWKE[/youtube]