Tag Archives: vintage

Monday, March 11th, 2013

spring break 1985

This is a flashback to spring break in Ft. Lauderdale back in 1985 – bikini contests and all.

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

designing apple’s guide to personal computers

This is footage from the 80s that was shot for a show about technological trends and innovations. In this clip, Apple employees discuss the planning and creation of their guidebook “A Personal Guide to Personal Computers.” See the full video … Continue reading

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

live and learn

Here is footage from a vintage educational film about the dangers of swimming and lighting fires with some added commentary.

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

london 1927

Here is footage of the streets of London shot in 1927 with a modern soundtrack. So cool. [VIA]

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

star trek makeup footage

Here is six minutes of wardrobe and makeup test footage from Star Trek TNG. [VIA]

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

supersonic freefall

Before Felix Baumbartner, there was Joseph Kittenger who rose 19 miles above the earth for a freefall skydive. His records for highest ascent, parachute jump, and fastest velocity held up until Felix broke the record in 2012.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

1920s walkman

This is a vintage clip showing a demonstration of the 1920s version of the walkman. The “radio” clips to a lady’s garter and the antenna is in the umbrella.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

lion cage wedding

Back in the 30s, this couple decided to get married in a giant lion’s cage. The lion’s didn’t seem to care too much.

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

bollywood jaws

Here is a clip from the Bollywood version of “Jaws.” What you are about to see is the most insane 1:41 minutes of footage ever. You’re welcome.

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

disneyland 1956

Here is a glimpse at how Disneyland looked back in 1956 – just a year after the park opened with a cameo by Walt Disney himself. Captured in Kodachrome 16mm, it seems like just the right way to see the … Continue reading