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Happy Hallowe’en :: Your Blood Will Turn Ice Cold! (October, 1957)

Posted in 1950-1959 with tags , , , , , , on October 28, 2017 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

 

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Second Run Showcase :: 3 Smash Horror Pictures! One Complete Show! (November, 1958)

Posted in 1950-1959, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 10, 2013 by WB Kelso

 
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As the 1940’s rolled into the 1950’s, The Island Theater, a much smaller venue than the Grand and Capitol show palaces, became an exclusively second run outfit, a grindhouse in the truest sense, where the turnover was an exhausting two day whirlwind of interchangeable flicks, leading to some outstanding ad combinations and campaigns that needed a proper category to show them off properly. And so, here ya go.