PUSH . . . PUSH . . . UMPH! (1944)

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Welcome to American Colorizing .com’s photo blog. We colorize black & white photos for museums, media, multi-media, and families like yours.

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BREAKING NEWS: Beginning in October 2016, American Colorizing will be posting our Photo Blog every weekday (at least, that’s the plan here in September) – and the Blog will be hosted directly on our website: http://www.americancolorizing.com. In the meantime, please bear with us, as we switch over. Thanks!

Now, onto our Photo Blog’s Feature Photo for *Friday, September 9, 2016.

The year is 1944. Gasoline was 20 cents per gallon. Today, it’s 20 times that. During the war years of the 1940s, when Gas-Power didn’t get you there, due to rationing – there was always “Teen-Power”.

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This is an update of our August 12, 2013 edition.

PEDAL TO THE METAL (1924)

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The year is 1924. Cruising the streets of Washington, DC, this pretty flapper of the Roaring ’20s is sure to stop traffic behind the wheel of her sporty pedal car. Beep-Beep, Beep-Beep, YEAH!

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AMERICAN COLORIZING BLOG IS BACK!

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Welcome to American Colorizing.com’s photo blog. We colorize black & white photos for Museums, Television, Films, Publications . . . and families like yours. A visit to our website gets you started: http://www.americancolorizing.com

The year is 1923. Harold Lloyd is just hanging out in this famous publicity still from his comedy, “Safety Last”. Lloyd did his own stunts, so he really is hanging high above Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, about an hour’s drive from our studio.

1923 - Harold Lloyd - Safety Last (O)

1923 - Harold Lloyd - Safety Last (T)

The building, built in 1914, is located at 908 South Broadway, and is still standing today, as you can see from this Google Earth image (908 is the 8 story building on the left). Like the rest of Los Angeles, the neighborhood has changed a lot in 93 years.

1923 - Safety Last - Clock Scene - 908 S.Broadway, LA)

Be sure to follow our blog, so you can enjoy hundreds of Before & After images of Colorized History. We publish our blog once a week- on Fridays, with occasional special editions, as we find the time. 2016 has turned into a busy year for American Colorizing.com, so we had to set aside the blog for a few months. But, we’re glad to be back – bringing you the best darn colorizing on Earth (and maybe Mars).

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See, we told you we’ve been busy!

RITA HAYWORTH (1946)

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The year is 1946. Rita Hayworth was born for Color. With her reddish-brown hair and bright red lipstick (mixed with Vasoline to make it shine), Rita was one of Classic Hollywood’s screen beauties. We’ve taken one of Rita’s publicity photos, which were usually printed in Black & White – and bathed it in fabulous shades of color, in the style of 1940s Technicolor. I don’t mind saying that it’s almost like being there!

1946 - Rita Hayworth (O)

1946 - Rita Hayworth (T)

BOSTON MYSTERY WOMAN (1850)

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The year is 1850. Here’s a marvelous daguerreotype of an unknown Boston woman, taken by Southworth & Hawes. As you can see, the clarity is amazing for 164 years ago. Albert Sands Southworth and Josiah Johnson Hawes are considered the fathers of photography as an artform. Color of course is by us troublemakers at American Photo Colorizing.com

1850 - Boston Mystery Woman (O)

1850 - Boston Mystery Woman

KICKSTARTER UPDATE: 2-5-16

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Welcome to American Colorizing.com’s photo blog. We colorize black & white photos for museums, media, multi-media, and families like yours. A visit to our website gets you started: http://www.americancolorizing.com

We’ve been “away” for a little while, but over the next two months, you’ll be hearing from us on a daily basis. We’re promoting our Kickstarter Funding Campaign, which is launching on Tuesday, February 16th at 12:00 NOON Eastern Time / 9:00 AM Pacific Time. For now, be sure to check out our Kickstarter page on our website: http://www.americancolorizing.com

When you visit our website, you’ll see a lot of new changes for the New Year. First, and perhaps most notable, is that we’ve shortened our name to save everyone’s hard-typing fingers. We are now officially “American Colorizing”.

Here’s a new colorization “Before & After” for your viewing pleasure.This is the 1948 Vornado electric fan. Not only is the fan “space age”, but so is the li’l vixon riding it.

1948 - Vornado Space Vixen (O)

1948 - Vornado Space Vixen (RC)