Category Archives: TV/Movies
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: November 23, 2013
The UK’s most famous doctor turns 50 this week. Doctor Who debuted on the BBC in November 1963.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: October 25, 2013
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.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: September 13, 2013
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!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: July 14, 2013
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 [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: June 7, 2013
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.
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 [...]