The 50s

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1955

Opening day at Disneyland, July 17, 1955

Opening day at Disneyland, July 17, 1955 Jungle Cruise, formally named Jungle River Cruise, is a riverboat amusement ride located in the Adventureland themed section at Disneyland. The attraction is a simulated riverboat cruise that travels along a waterway using…

Esther Williams in 1955

Esther Williams in 1955 Esther Jane Williams was born on August 8, 1921 in Inglewood, California. Her youth was spent as a teenage swimming champion and she won three United States National championships. She eventually was spotted by a MGM…

Angie Dickinson sexy posing 1955

Angie Dickinson looks sexy posing in a swimsuit in 1955

This Island Earth (1955)

This Island Earth (1955) It is based on the eponymous 1952 novel by Raymond F. Jones, which was originally published in the magazine Thrilling Wonder Stories as three related novelettes: “The Alien Machine” in the June 1949 issue, “The Shroud…

Bring your smile along 1955

William Leslie – Constance Towers Nancy Willows (Constance Towers), pretty blonde high school teacher, writes song lyrics which spark the careers of struggling young pianist-composer Martin Adams (Keefe Brasselle’)and would-be singer Jerry Dennis (Frankie Laine). When Nancy and Martin fall…

THE MAN FROM LARAMIE (1955)

James Stewart Mysterious Will Lockhart delivers supplies to storekeeper Barbara Waggoman at Coronado, an isolated town in Apache country. Before long, he’s tangled with Dave Waggoman, vicious son of autocratic rancher Alec and cousin of sweet Barbara. But he sticks…

Lana Turner publicity still for The Prodigal (1955)

Lana Turner publicity still for The Prodigal (1955) A young Hebrew named Micah, unsatisfied with his father’s rural life, demands his inheritance so he can try his luck in the city. Once in the city he falls under the spell…