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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 …

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 Etiquette – Dating: Do’s and Don’ts

1940s Etiquette – Dating: Do’s and Don’ts

This social guidance “how-to” film has received more camp accolades than any other, and deserves it. Alan Woodruff (“Woody”) receives a ticket to admit one c… Oh, those crazy kids. Here’s a short tutorial on the do’s and don’ts of dating in the 1940s. More 1940s Lifestyle Videos You’ll Enjoy …

World War II Cartoon – Private SNAFU – Booby Traps

World War II Cartoon – Private SNAFU – Booby Traps

SNAFU learns a lesson about the dangers of booby traps. Director: Bob Clampett. You gotta love these vintage cartoons … clearly pre-censorship.  Did he really say “To hell with it” and feel up the boobies & butt? This one is actually pretty tame.  I’ll be posting some banned cartoons soon! What’s your take on these(…)

1940′s Health and Fitness – Pinup Style!

1940′s Health and Fitness – Pinup Style!

Battle of the Bulges – 1940s style. Strange gym equipment are being used to help these 1940s women get in to shape. Here’s an amusing vintage clip on how the 1940′s pinups stay in shape with the “latest mechanized units”.  It must work because they look great! Battle of the Bulges is killah! More Videos(…)