Posts Tagged ‘Saturday Shorts’

Saturday Shorts: New Years Eve – 1957

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

I think the only change from 1957 is just how monotone that reporter is. Show some excitement, man!

Saturday Shorts: Merry Christmas

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

“This home symbolizes sacrifice, generosity and unselfish efforts for others.”  … Maybe just a SMIDGE of slave labor.

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Saturday Shorts: Obligations

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

This delightful little film is from the same folks who brought us A Date with Your Family.

While this one isn’t quite as over the top, it’s still pretty wacky in the fact in that they don’t seem to be really clear on what all an “obligation” pertains to.

Saturday Shorts: A Word to the Wives

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Just remember, ladies, a new hat is the perfect tonic for what ails you.

Seriously, did the 1950’s just do nothing but try to convince women they should always be dressed up and cooking?

Saturday Shorts: Why Study Home Economics?

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

“If I’m going to be a home maker the rest of my life …”

Shoot for the stars, ladies. Shoot for the stars.

Saturday Shorts: Supervising Women Workers

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

“Women scare me.”

Best. Line. Ever.

Saturday Shorts: Speech – The Function of Gestures

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Motion attracts your attention … so, essentially everyone is inthralled with moving items like a kitten. Good to know.

Saturday Shorts: The Gossip

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

I’m not sure if this short was truly about the dangers of gossip, or telling you things in excruciating detail. Did we really need to know in detail what everyone did at the corner drug store after school, where some kids read magazines, and other drank cokes … AH! Make it stop!