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Incredible Hulk 1970s Blanket

This blanket once belonged to my brother. He was a huge fan of the Hulk. The green superhero debuted in 1962. Stan Lee (one of his creators) said the Hulk was a combo of Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
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1977 Star Wars ‘Escape from Death Star’ board game

With the new Star Wars movie set to open this month, here’s a quick post of a vintage Star Wars game. It was released in 1977 by the company, Kenner. The object of this game is to be the first player to reach the Rebel Base after escaping from the Trash Compactor of the Death […]
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The Beatles 1964 movie trailers to A Hard Day’s Night

Fifty years ago this week, The Beatles released their first full length feature film: A Hard Day’s Night. This week’s My Vintage Video feature two theatrical trailers used to promote the film. The second trailer includes a scene of the fab four in baby carriages; it was never shown in US theaters.
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My Vintage Video: The Jive Talking Roosevelt Franklin from Sesame Street

It’s my pleasure to introduce Roosevelt Franklin, the totally hip, skatting purple muppet from Sesame Street. What’s he gonna do when he turns two? He’ll tell you in this vintage video!
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Doctor Who debuts on British TV 50 years ago

The UK’s most famous doctor turns 50 this week. Doctor Who debuted on the BBC in November 1963.
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Ghosts on The Muppet Show Sing The Beatles for Halloween

This Halloween let’s feature a trio of ghosts singing the Lennon and McCartney classic I’m Looking Through You. The friendly ghosts performed the tune on The Muppet Show.
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My Vintage Video: Friday the 13th Movie Trailer

Beware ‘cos a killer is on the loose this Friday the 13th. Enjoy the original 1980 movie trailer to the ultimate slasher film. Jason Voorhees is the deranged, mass killer and he’s after Kevin Bacon!
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John Lennon Visits the set of Happy Days

Here’s a photo making the ’rounds on the internet. It was posted by May Pang, John Lennon’s former girlfriend, on her Facebook page. Apparently, in 1974 Lennon took his son Julian on a tour of Paramount Studios and one of the stops included a visit with the cast of Happy Days. The visit took place […]
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Esther Williams: The Million Dollar Mermaid

This week’s My Vintage Video is a tribute to the swimmer/actress Esther Williams. The Million Dollar Mermaid died yesterday at the age of 91.
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Star Trek 1966 Interview with William Shatner & Leonard Nemoy

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.
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