From Filthy Beatnik to Dazzling International Beauty: A Hilarious 1963 Transformation

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Must-see British Pathé newsreel footage from 1963, in which a "young, cigarette-puffing, black-haired, black sweater and jeans-clad beatnik girl” is whisked into a beauty salon that specializes in “teaching teenagers how to make the best of themselves” and become a gorgeous femme ... See the Rest

Guy Ritchie + Henry Cavill + Armie Hammer = The Man from U.N.C.L.E Trailer

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Wow. Wow. Wow. It's Superman and the Lone Ranger TOGETHER AT LAST in the superstylish reboot of the 1960s spy show, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal ... See the Rest

Ornery Hippie Goddess Joni Mitchell Covers New York Magazine’s Fashion Issue

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Joni Mitchell is on the cover of New York Magazine’s spring fashion issue, looking like the Ghost of Hippies Past. She comes off as slightly crotchety in the interview, but (as Yahoo points out) the kind of crotchety that you love and forgive when the person is amazing and has ... See the Rest

Sundance Report: Gore Vidal & William F. Buckley, Jr Were The Very “Best of Enemies”

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The Gore Vidal and William F Buckley Jr feud is the stuff of legend.  And in The Best Of Enemies by directors Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville, we are treated to a yummily forensic replay of a rivalry that exploded on the small screen in the pressure cooker atmosphere of 1968, ... See the Rest

Fashion Flashback 1969: Photos of SoCal High School Life

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It's a sunshine day!  in 1969 by LIFE photographer Arthur Schatz. NOT, as Dangerous Minds points out, pics from last year's Coachella, although who can really tell. "Aside from the plastic surgery," they say, "not much has changed…" Check out the pics below. ... See the Rest

Step Aside, Brendan Jordan: Bobby Banas Is the Best Scene-Stealing Boy Dancer of All Time

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You'll see what I mean. On this old episode of The Judy Garland Show, lead dancer Bobby Banas (who first shot to fame as Joyboy in West Side Story) just LETS LOOSE while dancing to "The Nitty Gritty." His exuberant little dance is one for the ages. He's still around, too. And on ... Watch Now

Flashback 1963: Bette Davis on Gender Roles

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A 1963 interview with Bette Davis is animated (BRILLIANTLY) in the latest installment of PBS's Blank on Blank, which combines old interviews with famous people and new animations. Says Bette about the difference between men and women: "I think men have got to change an awful ... Watch Now

Hey Daddy-O, Peep This 1962 Pilot for Suzuki Beane

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Fascinating unaired pilot from the early '60s about a little girl growing up in a family of Greenwhich Village beatniks. Desilu Studios adapted the popular children’s book Suzuki – a satire of Kay Thompson’s Eloise series – into a TV pilot, which ultimately did not find a ... Watch Now