I grew up living within walking distance of twelve neighborhood movie theatres when it cost 10 cents to see two new movies or 5 cents to see three older pictures. Needless to say, I saw a lot of movies.
At an early age, I began collecting movie magazines. Now I'd like to share some of them with you.
The movies of the 1930s were an escape from the travails of the Great Depression. The movies of the 1940s were a refuge from the storms of World War Two. The movies of the 1950s and 60s also remind us of more innocent, kinder, and gentler times. The magazines were about the movies and stars from those golden ages long gone, never to return.
Bring your popcorn, take an aisle seat or there is plenty of room in the balcony... and enjoy!
Walt Oleksy is a freelance writer.
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