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Exline Park Swimming Pool -- 1950s

by Paula Bosse

Summer’s running out, kids.

Plan your waning pool-time opportunities accordingly.


Photos by R. C. Hickman, taken at Exline Park swimming pool; top photo taken on Aug. 21 more words

Historic Dallas

TCM's Greatest Classic Romances: Love in the Afternoon

Welcome to day two of TMP’s coverage of the TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romance DVD set! As you’ll know if you saw yesterday’s review, the four films in this set are re-watches for me, and I’m reviewing them in the order in which they appear in the set. 482 more words


A drive down the French countryside would yield this…if you were in the 1950s…and if you were S.H. Raza

Rashmi Rajgopal picks Raza’s Terre Jaune from the upcoming September Modern Evening Sale.

On the Surface: Can identify houses, choc-a-bloc. They’re sandwiched between yellow—possibly some kind of field—and a deep blue sky. 440 more words

Cleaning and Polishing the Home

Continuing my Mum’s remembrances about how life used to be, here are her thoughts on cleaning the home.

One thing which I remember clearly is the making of our own furniture and floor polish.

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Mystery Street (1950)

*. No, I didn’t recognize Ricardo Montalban at first. But as soon as he opened his mouth . . .
*. And note how it’s a bit odd that we have to wait for him to open his mouth. 952 more words