Thanks for the thoughts.
Actually the jacket and shirt wouldn't fit me anyway as my my father was always a very thin man.
I was going to see about selling so it could get a proper home but was sick when I saw the condition it was in.
There really was a variety in realism on radio shows. This included explaining for the listener. Some radio shows were subtle and used sound effects to fill in the mental picture. Some shows would have dialogue like "I'll just climb in this window, there the window is open. I got one leg in. Now...
Stanley Doble, I'm not sure if you are saying if someone watches The Way We Were they should just enjoy the movie and not worry about hairstyles etc. that are the wrong period or people should watch the original serials instead of Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Either way it doesn't answer the...
Period films tend to have some anachronisms. Many have been pointed out on this forum. Sometimes we'll let it slip by like Indiana Jones' bag from 1941 that he carried in the 1930s.
I loved "Tales of the Gold Monkey" when it was on tv but I wouldn't mind a remake. Were they to do it, Jake's...
Has it been a week already? I'm going to talk briefly about the Pete Smith Specialties. Pete Smith produced and narrated quite a variety of shorts from the 1930s to 1950s from "Seeing Hands" (about how the handicapped can be useful in industry) , "Let's Dance" (a short which showcases a variety...
Benchley played that essentially that role in Disney's The Reluctant Dragon. That is one I'd like to see released on DVD.
BTW, I forgot that By the Light of the Silvery Moon has two "So You Want To..." shorts on it. The second is "So You Want a Television Set"
Here's a list of the Joe McDoakes ("Behind the Eight Ball", "So You Want To... series", etc.) shorts that Warner Brothers has put bonus features on DVDs. Though probably not complete.
The first one "So You Want to Quit Smoking" from 1942 is on the All Through the Night DVD.
"S.Y.W.t. Be on...