Thursday, January 30, 2020

Ivory Soap Commercial (1949)

Pure, mild Ivory. Ivory isn't just for the baby- you can use it to wash dishes, too! As the commercial says, "More doctors advise Ivory for the skin than any other soap". After a week of washing dishes with Ivory, you'll have hands "that were meant to go places".

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Oldsmobile"Sixty" B-44 Car Commercial (1942)

This classic commercial for the Oldsmobile "Sixty" B-44 announces that it is a "special car for special times". With its handsomer, heavier, huskier design, it is "new in style, but olds in quality".

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Bringing Up Baby- Movie Clip- Torn Dress (1938)

Bringing Up Baby is a 1938 comedy starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. This clip features David Huxley (Grant) and Susan Vance (Hepburn) in a crowded ballroom. As they argue, she inadvertently rips his tuxedo coattails. He gets angry and asks her to leave unaware that he is standing on the hem of her dress. As she angrily storms off, her dress is ripped. Huxley follows her and attempts to cover her backside with his top hat and then his hands. When she discovers that her dress has torn, she asks for his help.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

A Family Affair- Movie Clip (1937)

This clip is from the 1937 comedy A Family Affair, the first entry in the sixteen Andy Hardy film series. In this scene, Andy Hardy reluctantly goes to the home of his childhood sweetheart named Polly to take her to a dance. He is pleasantly surprised when he sees how much she has changed since the last time he saw her. Mickey Rooney plays the role of Andy Hardy and Polly Benedict is played by actress Margaret Marquis. This film was released on March 12, 1937.