History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

03 May, 2011

Good Times

Quite simply people enjoying themselves!

A group of beachgoers at Burleigh Head, Australia, 1938. Source

New Year's Eve Party, December 31, 1936, at the Theatre Royal, Sydney. Source

Ground crew of the Royal Naval Air Station in Greenock, Scotland, dressed as pirates. I've no idea why. c. 1945.  Source

Saturday afternoon in a beer and juke joint, Mississippi, 1939. Source

Stepping out for a spring fashion parade, Sydney, 1938. Source

The actor Frank Leighton almost goes overboard on a picnic for performers of a stage production. I suppose this wasn't fun right at this moment but I'm sure everyone had a great laugh about it afterwards... and what on earth was he doing right beforehand for this to be possible? Sydney, 1937 Source

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