A fun and entertaining Halloween movie is the stop-motion animation film Mad Monster Party.
It was made my Rankin and Bass.
The same team that brought us Rudolph & A Year Without a Santa Claus.
Added by MyVintageGeneration on October 30, 2010 at 6:05pm —
The latest MVG blog post
is a short feature on this 1940s dress pattern.
And here are a couple more patterns for you to enjoy!…
Added by MyVintageGeneration on August 19, 2010 at 1:42am —
Learn about Ryzon Baking Powder and cookbook in my latest blog post at:
Added by MyVintageGeneration on May 23, 2010 at 8:01pm —
This set of Friar Tuck monks were bought by my mom in the 1960s or 70s.
I did some research on them and this is what I found!
Added by MyVintageGeneration on May 8, 2010 at 8:09am —
It's been awhile since I've done a shout about my blog, so here it is.
Recent posts include the McDonald's Shamrock Shakes, The Hollies, a Las Vegas casino matchbook, collecting comic books, and the British TV The Avengers.
Added by MyVintageGeneration on March 27, 2010 at 10:25pm —
I'm personally not a collector of Summer or Winter Olympic collectibles, but I found a couple of stamps I forgot I had.
I just posted them in my latest blog post.
I also found out that Olympic pins are a hot collectible.
I provide a link to an Olympic Pin Collectors group at my blog as well.
You can find out more by going to my blog at: … Continue
Added by MyVintageGeneration on February 17, 2010 at 3:31pm —
Today (January 8th) would have been the King's 75th birthday.
Let's look back to one of the most famous/iconic photographs from the 20th century.
You can find out more at: http://budurl.com/aqj7
Added by MyVintageGeneration on January 8, 2010 at 9:25pm —
Ever since I was a kid I remember this spoon hanging up in the dining room.
It originally belonged to my grandmother. My mom's owned it since the 1950s.
To see pictures and to read about the film that inspired the spoon please read my blog entry at: http://budurl.com/hhlf
Added by MyVintageGeneration on December 14, 2009 at 7:38pm —
It's that time of year when mutual funds pay out capital gains to their investors.
So, I take a brief look back how and when Fortune
magazine came to be in my latest blog entry at:
My Vintage Generation
Added by MyVintageGeneration on December 9, 2009 at 7:37am —
I picked up several reel-to-reel tapes at various yard sales/flea markets this past summer.
The only problem was -- I don't own a reel-to-reel player.
Thankfully, a good friend of mine has one and he let me borrow it.
You can read about this vintage player and what reels I played on it in my latest blog entry at:
Added by MyVintageGeneration on November 4, 2009 at 7:48am —
Learn a bit about the famed Stork Club in New York City.
If you were a celebrity or politician this was the in-place to be scene in the 40s and 50s.
You can read my short blurb about it and
view a matchbook cover by clicking here.
Added by MyVintageGeneration on October 16, 2009 at 9:29pm —
My latest blog entry is on the Lane Cedar Hope Chest
You can read a short (only 3 paragraphs!)
Added by MyVintageGeneration on October 10, 2009 at 8:26pm —
Here's a portion of my latest blog entry I just posted at www.myvintagegeneration.com
The Erie Railroad was completed in 1851. At this time the Erie ran 123 locomotives, 68 passenger cars, and 1,373 freight and baggage cars. The average speed was between twenty-four up to twenty-nine miles per hour. There was 445 miles of track and the railroad employed 1,325 people.
Now most may think of conductors and engineers as the primary… Continue
Added by MyVintageGeneration on October 2, 2009 at 10:05pm —