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Early Contact Lenses From 1948
This 1948 film shows the rather dramatic way of making and fitting contact lenses in the early days. From the British Pathe archive.
November 05, 2014
1940s Women in Gym
Strange gym equipment is being used to help these 1940s women get in to shape and battle the bulges.
October 29, 2014
UK Man Embraces 1940s Living
Ben Samsun, a 35-year-old man living in the UK, has such a fondness for the 1940s, he’s chosen to live there.
July 15, 2014
Top 10 Comedy Movies of the 1940s
When the world was at war, everyone turned to Hollywood for laughter. Count down our picks for the top 10 comedy movies of the 1940s. This is part of ...
October 06, 2014
History in Five: FDR's Secret Enemy Exchan...
Journalist Jan Jarboe Russell, author of 'The Train to Crystal City', exposes the secret history of a family internment camp in Texas and its use in F...
January 18, 2015
Real Life Flea Circus
Filmed in Paris in 1949, this genuine flea circus sees some very big fleas pulling various miniature vehicles across a table. They are harnessed by a ...
October 23, 2014
Secret 1940's Bar Opens Underground in Lon...
A secret bar is opening up in London. The bar, 'Cahoots,' is hidden underground and plays up how a group of scoundrels are running an illicit night ju...
March 09, 2015
Florida Man Finds Remnants Believed to Be ...
Volunteers from the DeLand Naval Air Station Museum have uncovered more than 300 parts believed to be from a Navy plane crash 70 years ago on a Volusi...
February 20, 2015
HMS Barham Sank 73 Years Ago
Dramatic newsreel footage that captured the sinking of HMS Barham on November 25, 1941. A salvo of German torpedoes struck from close range and within...
November 24, 2014
Blindfolded Men's Boxing
Contestants take to the ring in Rome in the 1940s and have a go at blindfold boxing. Apparently it was the craziest sport of all time!
October 19, 2014
British Pathe US
1940s Actresses Who Inspire Us To Heat Up ...
When we take a look back at past red carpet seasons, no other decade has influenced celebrity hair and makeup quite like the 1940s.
September 05, 2013
HuffPost Live Highlights
Vintage Lovers Dance Their Way Back to the...
Lindy Hop, Swing and Charleston among other vintage styles took over the city of Milan for the Swing'n'Milan festival, held over the weekend in the It...
October 15, 2014
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