The 50s

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Comedy

DAMN YANKEES (1958)

Tab Hunter and Gwen Verdon in Damn Yankees (1958) Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant.

MY WIFE’S LODGER 1952

DIANA DORS in MY WIFE’S LODGER 1952 A soldier comes home from the war expecting a warm welcome, but he finds that his wife had taken in a lodger during his absence, and now she and his somewhat dingy daughter…

Jayne Mansfield in “ The Girl Can’t Help It “,1956

Jayne Mansfield promo shot for the film A down-and-out gangster hires an alcoholic press agent to make his blonde bombshell girlfriend a recording star in 6 weeks. But what is he going to do when he finds out that she…

The Seven Year Itch (1955)

Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch (1955) When his family goes away for the summer, a hitherto faithful husband with an overactive imagination is tempted by a beautiful neighbour.

The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)

The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953) The residents of a small English village are about to lose their ancient railroad. They decide to rescue it by running it themselves, in competition with the local bus company.

Bettie Page and Tempest Storm in Teaserama (1955)

A collection of numerous burlesque acts from the 1950s, including strippers, and cult character Bettie Page introducing the acts.

MADEMOISELLE STRIPTEASE, 1956

Brigitte Bardot Originally titled Mademoiselle Striptease, this classic French sex comedy is a charming frolic through luscious Parisian cabarets with outstanding striptease performances. Agnes Laurent plays a spoiled young provincial girl.

Jayne Mansfield in The Girl Can’t Help It (1956)

Jayne Mansfield in The Girl Can’t Help It (1956) A down-and-out gangster hires an alcoholic press agent to make his blonde bombshell girlfriend a recording star in 6 weeks. But what is he going to do when he finds out…