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Feb 11, We think we have it hard, but dating the old-fashioned way was even worse. Luckily, they had something we don't see very often today. Apr 24, A vintage dating guide reveals exactly what first dates were like for the single And it wasn't just dessert which could cause a problem, the magazine .. Christina Ricci and Judith Light look radiant as they don dark pantsuits. Jan 31, Vintage 's Soldiers on Double Date. Almost every date involves Below are a few of the do's and don'ts of dinner dates. If you do the do's.
These instructions, if followed correctly, show how being polite and responsible is not only the right thing to do, but it will make the young man look respectful to his older and more handsome brother, whom he looks up to, and to his father and mother, who will also be proud of their son. Ted Peshak was the house director for Coronet, directing over 30 films from until Peshak was a former director of army instructional videos before he began working for Coronet. Peshak was actually making a new film for Coronet every two weeks, turning out as many instructional videos as there were social topics to educate young students on.
By now, the U. The over-arching Coronet Films message was clear: Every Coronet film, however, was made with its own purpose, though, addressing a perceived problem — from teenage delinquency, venereal disease, and drug addiction, to bicycle safety, dental hygiene, and the proper operating procedures of a specific industry — and those problems remain constant topics in educational and industrial films.
You may note that the actors in these films are largely unremarkable in their appearance: It was thought that it was better to have rather ordinary dull-looking boys and girls in the film so it would further enhance that what they were learning was actually acceptable behavior for everyone, and not just lessons meant for those who were particularly good-looking, athletic jocks or popular cheerleaders, etc.
Is it the same John Lindsay? Is today's education system really that bad?
Zen Wizard - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 9, Subject: SaintCahier - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 31, Subject: A Sweet Nightmare The film is a fantastic document of the morals of the post-war society. I am just glad that I was born in the late 70's, and didn't have to live through the sweet nightmare of the 50's.
It is amazing how the moral code determined that everything should be standardized, shallow and edulcorated. ERD - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, Subject: Cute little instruction film for its time A nice little film showing teens of that era how to begin dating.
Well acted, written, and directed. Has anyone mentioned this before on this site I've seen "Dating Do's and Don'ts numerous times but never in beautiful kodachrome!
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Here's the amazing thing I was unaware of this until several years after seeing. Gman - favoritefavoritefavorite - July 12, Subject: It was kind of sweet. Maybe life was never really that innocent but it's not an outlandish ideal.
Dave Zwerdling - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 12, Subject: Select a Date to Load Don't forget to save your dating experience before making important, game-effecting decisions such as making rude invitations to date or coming onto your date while walking her up to her door! The second 'goodbye' ending was the best. Wow Haha, this movie was so funny. It's the cheeseiest film I've ever seen, that's why it's so funny. Marysz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 7, Subject: Eddie probably got a factory job just out of high school, an option not open to high school grads today.
Their dad is probably also a factory worker. Middle-aged people were not obsessed with trying to look young in those days. The Hi-Teen Carnival that Woody and Ann go to is wholesome and innocent, as are all the teen activities in Coronet films. The other girls So the first possible date was a snob boo!
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Just because she likes to sit quietly and talk doesn't mean she's "no fun to be with" and not good enough for Woody. Actually, I guess she should count her blessings in not being stuck with that dork Spuzz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 14, Subject: One of the greats! I find so many new things every time I watch it.
When Woody takes Ayyy-unn to the fair, when Woody is chewing away on his hot dogs, yet Ayyyyy-unn takes just a gingerly nibble? All of these insubtleties!
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Christine Hennig - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 18, Subject: Dating Do's and Don't's A classic of film ephemera, not least for its title. Woody stop that sniggering! They also show us what not to do on a date.