Category Archives: TV/Movies
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: May 17, 2013
If you’re a Star Trek fan (or Trekkie), then you’re thrilled there’s a new movie out — Star Trek Into Darkness. And if you’re a fan of the original 1966 TV series, then you may be more psyched to see this rare interview with William Shatner and Leonard Nemoy. Enjoy this week’s My Vintage Video.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: May 9, 2013
There are so many great scenes from the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts. The adventure flick was known for its use of stop-motion animation created by Ray Harryhausen. Harryhausen died this week at the age of 92. Here’s one famous scene Harryhausen made for the 1963 film.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: April 19, 2013
This week is a week for Superman! I’m writing this from Boston, a city under lockdown because one of the suspects from Monday’s Marathon bombing is at large. Stay safe out there!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: March 28, 2013
There are only two children’s TV Easter specials that I can think of. The Peanuts’ Easter Beagle is one. The Rankin and Bass special ‘Here Comes Peter Cottontail’ is the other. In my humble opinion, the Rankin and Bass show is the better of the two. This week’s My Vintage Video is the original TV [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: January 25, 2013
A classic in English literature turns 200 this week — Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. There have been numerous film adaptations over the years including a Bollywood version, a zombie spin-off and an Academy-Award winning version from 1940. Here’s the movie trailer to that 1940 film with Laurence Oivier in the role of the dapper [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: January 10, 2013
I loved watching Schoolhouse Rock! on Saturday mornings during the ’70s. The educational short films aired on ABC and were a staple on the network’s Saturday morning cartoon lineup. The first episode aired 40 years ago this month. So, Happy Birthday Schoolhouse Rock! Do you have a fave cartoon from the series? Conjunction, junction or [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 13, 2012
Disney’s Snow White hasn’t aged at all. Believe it or not the star of the animation classic turns 75 this month! ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ premiered on December 21, 1937. Enjoy this week’s My Vintage Video as we look back at the movie’s opening night in Hollywood.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 3, 2012
The Banana Splits was a children’s TV variety show featuring four, life-sized furry creatures: Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper and Snorky. The show was created to help advertise Kellogg’s cereal! Here’s a 1969 magazine ad asking fans to join the Banana Splits Club. All you needed to do was submit a Kellogg’s box top and 25 cents [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: November 8, 2012
The man who gave Arthur Fonzarelli the nickname “Fonzie” and who also had the Fonz literally jump a shark has died. Bruce Brunner was a writer and producer for the TV sitcom Happy Days. He was 78. This week’s My Vintage Video is a nod to the man and moment in TV history when a [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: October 11, 2012
With all the political talk of Big Bird and his fate thereof, let’s watch the feathery friend’s debut on Sesame Street. Big Bird was introduced in November 1969. He lives in a large nest behind 123 Sesame Street. Write to him and show your support!