1940s Free Movie HEARTBEAT with Ginger Rogers

1940s Free Movie HEARTBEAT with Ginger Rogers

Ginger is a teenage escapee from reform school. She joins a pickpocket academy run by Basil Rathbone. When she attempts to steal a wallet she is caught and r… Grab your friends – it’s free 1940s movie night with Ginger Rogers! Our free film tonight is Heartbeat, a drama/romance film directed by Sam Wood.  Ginger(…)

How-To Hair Tutorial 1940s Victory Rolls

How-To Hair Tutorial 1940s Victory Rolls

This is a 10-minute tutorial for a 1940s-inspired vintage updo with victory rolls, a shell bang, and flowers. Great for a pinup look, as well. I learned a LO… Nic’s fantastic hair tutorial for the 1940s Victory Roll.  This is perfect how-to hair tutorial for those with long hair like myself.  I’m going to try(…)

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 …

1940s Hairstyles from American Hairdresser 1944

1940s Hairstyles from American Hairdresser 1944

Debbie’s mentor, Fran, had operated a beauty shop in a small Alabama town during the war. The stated reason was to decentralize the war industry as much to “… A slideshow video of the various 1940s hairstyles from the magazine, American Hairdresser of April 1944. More Videos You’ll Enjoy …

Groovie Movie – Lindy Hop Jitterbug with Jean Veloz

Groovie Movie – Lindy Hop Jitterbug with Jean Veloz

“Groovie Movie” by Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 1944. Funny jitterbug instructional video. While Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers are dancing at the Savoy in Harlem, this is happening on the West Coast.  Here’s a funny instructional video featuring the crazy jitterbugs in California.  Jean Veloz has the best swivels! Quit staring herring! More Videos You’ll Enjoy …

1940′s Risque Striptease Burlesque Dancing

1940′s Risque Striptease Burlesque Dancing

The 1940′s were not quite as conservative as some people might believe! However a respectable burlesque dancer stripping for her audience would usually leave… Here in NYC, campy vintage-inspired burlesque is all the rage.  Here’s a great little vintage clip of burlesque in the 1940s. Even in burlesque back then, there’s still a hint of(…)

1940s Fashion Dresses, Shoes, Gowns, Hosiery and Crazy Corsets

1940s Fashion Dresses, Shoes, Gowns, Hosiery and Crazy Corsets

Apart from a few clips where the original commentary is heard, this mainly newsreel footage is merely a backdrop to a recent voiceover TV documentary. So many fantastic looks from the 1940s with a few Dior hourglass shapes of the 1950s.  From casual wear to evening, business to foundations.  (That cinched corset on that waist(…)

1940s Lifestyle – How to Be Well Groomed

1940s Lifestyle – How to Be Well Groomed

This film details the grooming rituals of brother “Don” and sister “Sue”. Both are incredibly neat; in fact, grooming seems to occupy their entire day, while… Here’s a funny vintage 1940s lifestyle clip detailing the proper daily hygiene & grooming routine in the 1940s.  

1940s Fashionable Bathing Suits

1940s Fashionable Bathing Suits

Just in time for summer, here’s a great little (color!) 1940′s vintage clip of various bathing suits and fashionable resort-wear.  I love those remove-able skirts and 4 piece outfits! More 1940′s Videos You’ll Enjoy …

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