The 1950s

The 1950s

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This volume presents a nuanced look at an often romanticized yet surprisingly complex time in American popular culture.In addition to tail fins, he pioneered the wrap-around windshield and the free use of sculptural chrome. ... its unusual twin tail booms, and hints of that assembly crept into the 1948 Cadillac in the form of slightly exaggerated rear taillights. ... Larger than life up on the screen, cars offered escape, pursuit, sanctuary, a sense of style, affluence, and a€” most importantly ... Brenstona#39;s success inspired a host of other car-and-music numbers like aquot;V-Ford Bluesaquot; (1951), aquot;Cadillac Daddyaquot; ( 1952), anbsp;...

Title:The 1950s
Author:William H. Young, Nancy K. Young
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2004-01-01


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