Here are 10 things you should know about the delightful Judy Holliday, born 97 years ago today. Though she appeared in fewer than a dozen pictures (and starred or was featured in even fewer), her impact on Hollywood was indelible. We have a big movie-star crush on her, and so should you.
The legendary Billie Holiday was born Eleanora Fagan 103 years ago today in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Here are 10 things you should know about Billie Holiday…
There are three days left in this fundraising campaign. Surely nearly everyone who reads this has at least five smackers to kick in for Lisa Hurwitz’s documentary about the history of Automats. Heck, pledge 10 bucks, and you’ll get recognized in the film’s closing credits! And if you donate more than that, there are some fabulous premiums awaiting you.
We can’t personally vouch for this project—we’re not acquainted with anyone involved with it—but we’d sure love to see a documentary about the Automat. If you would, too, perhaps you’ll consider kicking in a few bucks?
Few things take us back in time more effectively than the advertising art of decades gone by, and a collection of images recently featured at Flavorwire.com we found utterly charming.
Every child loves a visit to the zoo, and we’re willing to bet that every visitor to Cladrite Radio will be glad that we shared Flavorwire’s collection of vintage zoo posters from all over the world. And we do mean all over the world, from the Bronx to to London, Antwerp, Tel-Aviv, Munich and Berlin.
Not all of the thirty posters originate from the first half of the 20th century—our focus here at Cladrite Radio—but many of them do, and all are well worth savoring.
Enjoy the examples below, then enjoy the entire collection.