1940s Vintage Clips

Rita Hayworth 1940s Hair Wave Tutorial and Vintage Movie Night – Gilda!

Rita Hayworth 1940s Hair Wave Tutorial and Vintage Movie Night – Gilda!

Happy Holidays everyone and welcome to vintage movie night!  Today I’m featuring a Rita Hayworth 1940s hair wave tutorial and Vintage Movie Night. The 1946 film noir Gilda catapulted Rita to bombshell status and inspired this fantastic tutorial brought to you by LisaFreemontStreet <—–  Make sure you subscribe to her channel as she has some fantastic pinup(…)

Vintage 1940s New York World’s Fair – Would you go?

Vintage 1940s New York World’s Fair – Would you go?

Here’s a vintage clip of the 1939-1940s New York World’s Fair.  Can you believe they had trouble getting people to go to this?  Free dancing, free music, Bo Jangles (hello!).  I would be on this in a heartbeat.  It looks like a roaring good time. Would you go?   More Videos You’ll Enjoy …

Free Movie Wednesday – Dorothy Lamour in My Favorite Brunette

Free Movie Wednesday – Dorothy Lamour in My Favorite Brunette

Welcome to Free Movie Wednesday featuring Dorothy Lamour and Bob Hope in My Favorite Brunette.  Grab some popcorn and your friends tonight for some campy comedy! Like or hate the film?  Don’t forget to comment and rate the film below. More Videos You’ll Enjoy …

The Ross Sisters Trio dancing to Solid Potato Salad

The Ross Sisters Trio dancing to Solid Potato Salad

(via WTH & Boing Boing) I was blown away when I saw this years ago and was happy to come across it again! This featured vintage video showcases the crazy sibling contortionists, The Ross Sisters, performing Solid Potato Salad to the 1940s movie Broadway Rhythm.  What are the chances that all siblings have this gift?  

Vintage Hawaiian 1940s Sophisticated Hula Song

Vintage Hawaiian 1940s Sophisticated Hula Song

Ahh, vintage Hawaii!  Reminds me of hip-hugging vintage Kamehameha dresses.  Here’s a fantastic vintage clip of Louise Reyes singing “Sophisticated Hula”.  

1940s Lindy Hop Dance Sequence with Jean Veloz In Swing Fever

1940s Lindy Hop Dance Sequence with Jean Veloz In Swing Fever

Here’s a famous vintage lindy hop dance sequence of Jean Veloz in Swing Fever.  You can also catch her famous swivels in our Groovie Movie post.  Jean Veloz is still alive and traveling the world sharing her love of lindy hop.  Try to catch one of her workshops as no one can swivel like Jean!(…)

1940s Swing Music – COUNT BASIE Swingin’ the Blues

1940s Swing Music – COUNT BASIE Swingin’ the Blues

COUNT BASIE Excerpts from the oddly titled “Dance of the Gremlins” (thanks to mfb25890 & mbdavis10025 for the song I.D.), and “Swingin’ the Blues”, c. 1941. … There’s nothing like the sound of a swigin’ big band to get your feet jumping!  Here’s a fantastic video featuring Count Basie performing Swingin’ The Blues.  

1940s Fashion Showcasing Vintage Swimwear

1940s Fashion Showcasing Vintage Swimwear

Swimsuits Show in 1940 – Beautiful vintage bathing costumes. Girls model 1940s swimwear, in 1940. The fashion show takes place on a beach setting an includes… Here’s a wonderful short video clip of 1940s vintage swimwear of the era in London.  Featuring some really cute full swimsuits and 2 piece bathing suits in bold colors(…)

1940s Fashions in London

1940s Fashions in London

Here’s a fantastic vintage 1940s fashion video set in the Mayfair Salon in London. More Videos You’ll Enjoy …

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