Vintage and Retro Style
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Vintage and Retro Style
All things vintage in style.

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How Art Deco made the world a better place

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Telegraph.co.uk
How Art Deco made the world a better place
Telegraph.co.uk
As a boy I rather took Art Deco for granted - long before I knew what it was.
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Vintage women's clothing and accessories auction at Addisons Auctioneers - Retro To Go

Vintage women's clothing and accessories auction at Addisons Auctioneers - Retro To Go | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Vintage women's clothing and accessories auction at Addisons Auctioneers
Retro To Go
Do you know what's better than a vintage sale in London? One well outside of it - as the prices are a fraction of what you would pay in the capital.
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Power women of the 1950s: Muriel and Betty Box

Power women of the 1950s: Muriel and Betty Box | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it

"Rachel Cooke's new book re-examines 10 pioneering 1950s women. In this extract she tells the stories of Muriel and Betty Box, two prominent women in the British film industry.

 

Until recently, anyone who wanted to see the film To Dorothy a Son had to lock themselves deep in the bowels of the British Film Institute off Tottenham Court Road, London, and watch it on an old Steenbeck editing machine. A little-known comedy from 1954, To Dorothy is no one's idea of a classic. It has an infuriating star in Shelley Winters, a creaky screenplay by Peter Rogers (later the producer of the Carry On series) and a set that looks as if it is on loan from a local amateur dramatics society..."

 

Rachel Cooke,  Her Brilliant Career. Ten Extraordinary Women of the Fifties (Virago).

 


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