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Archive for the ‘Sport’ Category

  • Ali

    Buck White – Muhammad Ali Treading the Boards

    • 1526 Views • 1960s, Popular, SportComments Off on Buck White – Muhammad Ali Treading the Boards

    Back in the heady days of late 1969 a new Broadway musical was conceived based around the book Big Time Buck White by Joseph Dolan Tuotti. Starring Muhammad Ali (or Cassius Clay as he was billed in big block capitals) it was the story of a radical Black Power...

  • Tennis patterns

    Game, Set and Patch – Tennis Wear Sewing Patterns

    • 5942 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Ephemera, Fashion, SportComments Off on Game, Set and Patch – Tennis Wear Sewing Patterns

    Back in the days when Nike was the Greek Goddess of Victory before she became the name of the world’s largest purveyors of sporting apparel, believe it or not, people actually used to make their own sports clothing using nothing more than a sewing machine,...

  • Ice Capades Program

    We Proudly Present the Ice Capades

    • 3537 Views • 1970s, Ephemera, SportComments Off on We Proudly Present the Ice Capades

    Never heard of the Ice Capades? Then shame on you. For some 50 years they toured constantly across the North American circuit and were an annual summer fixture at the Atlantic City Convention Hall from 1941 through to 1981. Beat that! Their precocious...

  • Harlem Globetrotters

    Harlem Globetrotters 1968 Souvenir Book

    • 3940 Views • 1960s, SportComments Off on Harlem Globetrotters 1968 Souvenir Book

    The Harlem Globetrotters exhibition basketball team played their first game way back in the twenties, since then they’ve played over 20,000 games in 120 countries. When the team are not shooting hoops with a touch of comedy they’re appearing in...

  • playboy bunnies

    Match of The Day – Playboy Bunnies Versus Apes

    • 3562 Views • 1970s, Film, SportComments Off on Match of The Day – Playboy Bunnies Versus Apes

    We’ve not had many football related posts as there’s more than enough news and views on the subject out there to last anyone a lifetime but here’s something completely different from 1973 which ticks all the right boxes for us featuring as it does men...