Remembering those who served our country on this Memorial Day.
I simply love Katy Perry’s music video Thinking of You – it’s so retro! This World War II era video shows Katy in many lovely outfits. It is a bit of a tearjerker, but it is definitely worth watching.
Watch the video on YouTube here.
We must make sure that our fighting men have enough Beech-Nut gum!
(Clipping from Beech-Nut Gum ad (May 1943). Full advertisement available on Flickr.)
As we relax on this holiday, let us take a moment and think of the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
(Illustration from “The men and women of Alcoa Aluminum” ad (May 1943). Full advertisement available on Flickr.)
TCM is running a 72-hour Memorial Day marathon starting this Saturday. They will air 36 films, including From Here to Eternity (1953), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), The Dirty Dozen (1967) and Sergeant York (1941).
For a complete list of films, go to TCM.com. It’s war all weekend on TCM!