PUSH . . . PUSH . . . UMPH! (1944)

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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.

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SINATRA AT THE PARAMOUNT (1944)

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The year is 1944. In a matter of hours, tens of thousands of bobby soxers will be crowding around New York’s Paramount Theater, on this October 1st, hoping to get into the Frank Sinatra concert. 35,000 fans would remain outside. But for those lucky enough to experience the event – it was a night to remember.

We’re extending today’s blog to include THREE colorized photos from the New York Paramount appearance, because . . . . well, it’s FRANKIE!

1944 - Frank Sinatra - Paramount (R1)

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Sinatra Sings (1944) (B&W)

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Bobby Soxers At Frank Sinatra Show - Paramount (Oct.12, 1944) (R1)

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BOBBY SOXERS (1944)

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The year is 1944. America is at war. For the teen set, this is the Swing era – the sound of the Big Bands. Frank Sinatra is “The Voice”. Teenage girls clamor to see Frankie sing, so they can swoon . . . and scream. His legions of female fans are known as Bobby-Soxers. One look at the two high school girls hanging around the counter, tells you where the nickname sprang from. Teen life in the 1940s revolved around high school football games, the local malt shop, the movie theater, and music/record shops similar to this one in Webster Groves, Missouri. This is a classic photo in black & white – and it becomes a vehicle for transporting us into the 1940s, when colorized.

1944 - Teenagers in Music Store- Webster Groves, MO (December 1944) (R1)

1944 - Music Store - Webster Groves, MO

PILLOW TALK (1944)

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Welcome to American Photo Colorizing .coms’s photo blog. The year is 1944. Here’s a nice slice of American life on the home front during World War II. It may be the midnight hour somewhere in flyover country. A radio may be playing softly in the background. It was the era of the Big Bands: Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, The Andrews Sisters. When two teenage girls burned the midnight oil, the pillow talk could last all night, and often did. This conversation from 70 years ago is lost to the ages, but is there any doubt they were talkin’ ’bout boys?

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PUSH . . . PUSH . . . UMPH! (1944)

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Welcome to American Photo Colorizing .com’s photo blog,.We colorize black & white photos for museums, media, multi-media, and families like yours. Our online Photo Gallery features 100s of colorized vintage images available for purchase.

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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”.

1944 - Teenagers Pushing Jalopy (December 1944) (O1)

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PILLOW TALK (1944)

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Welcome to American Photo Colorizing .coms’s photo blog, “Trending History”. We colorize black & white photos for museums, media, multi-media, and families like yours. Our online Photo Gallery features 100s of colorized vintage images available for purchase. A visit to our website gets you started: http://www.americanphotocolorizing.com

The year is 1944. Here’s a nice slice of American life on the home front during World War II. A radio may be playing softly in the background. It was the era of the Big Bands: Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, The Andrews Sisters. When two teenage girls burned the midnight oil, the pillow talk could last all night, and often did.

Pillow Talk 1944 (O)

1944 - Pillow Talk