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Archive for the ‘1960s’ Category

  • Twiggy and Steed

    Dressed To Kill with Twiggy and The Avengers

    • 307 Views • 1960s, Fashion, TelevisionNo Comments

    Here at Voices of East Anglia we’re no strangers to the world of sixties Spy-fi duo John Steed and Emma Peel. In the past we’ve covered the very short lived 1971 London stage play of The Avengers and cleaned up with some 1960s lux soap ads...

  • PAn Am Posters

    Flight of your Life – Pan Am Posters

    • 841 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Ephemera, PosterNo Comments

    Pan American World Airlines or Pan Am as they were known throughout the World was from 1927 through to 1991 the largest airline in the States and also the unofficial flag carrier for the US. During their existence they were pioneers within the industry...

  • Martha The Queen

    Martha Jean ‘The Queen’ Steinberg – African-American Icon

    • 383 Views • 1950s, 1960s, MusicComments Off

    As one of the first female DJs and also one of the first African-American DJs in the States Martha Jean ‘The Queen’ Steinberg was hugely influential, progressive, inspirational and not one to shy away from a challenge. Born Martha Jean Jones in Memphis,...

  • retro After Shave Ads

    Common Scents – Fragrance Adverts From The Past

    • 2367 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Retro AdvertisingComments Off

    Back in the day, when it came to advertising men’s fragrances, (or after-shave as it was universally known back then) the more macho the message the better.  Square-jawed actors and models rubbed shoulders with sultry beauties to promote such legendary...

  • Art of Frank McCarthy

    Frank McCarthy’s Movie Poster Magic

    • 1915 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Film, PosterComments Off

    In another of our occasional posts on little-known artists who created very well-known film posters we take a brief look at the life and art of Frank McCarthy a man you quite possibly have never heard of but, if you have even a passing interest in movies (and...