Thursday, April 09, 2009

The American Dream circa 1956



This is a real time-warp. The sexism, of course, is there, and this future is a bit creepy for some reason, but the optimism is vibrant and this Motorama promotion by GM captures the mid-fifties hope of a wealthy and prosperous future for everyone. It has achieved cult status on the web, but in case you have not seen it, here it is.

I'll take the red Corvette and the metallic blue Buick, thank you.

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