Category Archives: Thursday Thunder

Selling Cars in America: Documentary

Cars.   Where would we be without them? This documentary begins with the appearance of that annoying, agitating character you loathe sitting down with: a modern day salesman. Getting the run-around you fear just to aquire a horseless carriage, to get to work … Continue reading

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Thursday Thunder: The New Westinghouse Frost-Free Fridge

“All of the ladies come over to see Marge’s new Westinghouse refrigerator” Back in the ancient, early days of television, commercials were longer, and they were live! Aside from some really bad lighting, there was ample opportunity for things to go … Continue reading

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Thursday Thunder: Electric Cooking Television Commercials

After World War II, there was a speedy expansion, if not an outright exodus, from city living to suburban sprawl across the United States. With new homes came new technologies, and improved household working conditions for women. An explosion of new … Continue reading

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1950’s Cars (with a little Elvis)

These were the days when Detroit knew how to roll out a stylish car!

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Thursday Thunder: Hollywood Boulevards: the Late 1940’s

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