The Decade You Were Born

The Decade You Were Born

The 40s

DVD - 2012
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If you were born in the 40s, your decade began with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to an unprecedented third term, the country was isolationist, American workers got the forty hour work week, Walt Disney Studios released Fantasia and Pinocchio, Nylon stockings went on sale for the first time, and Glen Miller wrote the decade's signature song, In the Mood.
Til the clouds roll by: based on the life and music of Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern featuring songs from his musical plays. Lone ranger: The lone survivor of a gang ambush vows to bring the criminals to justice.
Publisher: [Golden Valley, Minnesota] : Mill Creek Entertainment, 2012
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 260 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in
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Jan 23, 2018

The main part, the documentary, is one and half hours, and the rest is a whole movie, a whole TV episode, and some ads. The timelines are very brief, and not very informative. The whole is completely about the USA. I would be much more interested in something similar about societies that are much more foreign and unknown (or rather less well-known). It was ultimately I bit of a letdown; it was boring.

kevfarley Apr 03, 2013

An attempt at a media-revisiting time machine. Good idea, but it could have been done much better. Slim pickings. ( Kev's PICkS : Instead see the fantastic '7-up' series !! ...ie. "7 Up",.. "14 Up" ,.. "21 Up",.. etc.)

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