Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
Vintage Colgate ad, circa mid-1940s.
Give war bonds, get a slap in the face!
Life, January 12, 1942
‘The Babbit and the Bromide’ from Zeigfeld Follies (1945) with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly
I love their little dialogue at the beginning. And of course the dancing!
Gene Tierney and a cute friend
Seventeen Magazine October 1946
photo by Francesco Scavullo