The Fun of the Fifties: Ads, Fads and Fashion


A nostalgic celebration of the fabulous fifties. The 1950s was a time of Bakelite phones, Sooty puppets, little blue waxed paper twists of salt in packets of crisps, Spangles and black-and-white television sets. With the birth of rock ’n’ roll, a spirit of post-War camaraderie, the end of rationing, the Festival of Britain and the Coronation, this was an optimistic and more innocent time. Jam-packed with wonderful colour photographs of everything from toys and household items to fashion, food and film posters, and from the magazines and comics we enjoyed to the television programmes we watched, this wonderful collection celebrates one of the UK’s most vibrant and celebrated read more

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ISBN:

9781782435273

Format:

Hardback

RRP:

$32.99

Category:

Pop Culture

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

01 June 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Robert Opie