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PRE-2018

13
Oct

18

 

John N.  points to this video of Connie Stevens singing with Edd "Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb"  Burns. 
Those old enough will remember him as the private eye sidekick on the popular Era TV
 show, 'Seventy-Seven Sunset Strip." Connie's dress is a delight!
 

 
 

3
Oct

18

 

 

 

 
Crinolyn has put this film clip together from the 1956 film, Rock,Rock,Rock

(Petticoats under dancing skirts, rock 'n roll style!) Probably the best teenage dance scenes EVER to be placed on film. This is the best example of 50's teenage innocence with petticoats which go flying during the great dance numbers!! NOT to be missed. Plenty of low angle shots of the girls' petticoats during the musical numbers.

 
 

2
Oct
18

 

 

 

 
 
Sonia found a nice collection from a Paris museum website.
"A 19th century fashion prints series from a French artist that'd escaped my knowledge: Charles Pilatte :
 
"I always liked 19th C. fashion prints because they very often depict gorgeous fashion, especially from the 1850s-60s. And lots of these are amazing... So when I got on those museum pages, I was (again) confronted to the difficulties of downloading any of it... In this very case, what's the big idea to prevent the downloading of stuff that's way past copyright limits ??? Anyways after a few attempts, I found a work around and so here they are, all of them reunited to my Rosebud Sonia Flickr pages." Note how some of them are way over the top ! ^__^"
 
 

 

08
Sep
18

 

Matt L.:  "Here's a lovely nostalgic ditty about our favorite item: Petticoat - Mary Rene Quarles."

06
Sep
18

Great pettis here from John N.

 

28
Aug
18

Rikki found a rather interesting square dance presentation:  Jacks and Jills exhibition

 

25
Aug
18


From Denise,
a nice, short, sweet, Boufie Swiffer commercial!  

24
Aug
18
 

 

While doing some music trivia research, Denise ran across this yummy clip of a
young GG Poufie (Boufie) and a teen in wonderful dresses with pettis from The Era. 

 
 

 22
Aug
18

Matt:

"Check out this petti video for a full view at 27:48"
ED: We have been unable to locate this film on IMdb.

 
 

20
Aug
18

Jack D.:

"Being an admirer of The Pond, I'm sending thru this video of a cigarette girl, which will be part of a future installation I'm putting together.
Hope you and your girls enjoy it."   ED: This is great - certainly worth the viewing!

 

 

26
Jul
 18

 

Matt L.: Here's a gold mine of square dance clogging videos from West Virginia starring a group called the Patchwork Cloggers.

 

24
Jul
 18

 

A nice little surprise from Denise:   "Kimbra has an interesting little white poufy dress in this video."

 

14
Jul
 18

 
An interesting video, pointed out by Linda K.:  Vintage Petticoat Guide: Tips and Tricks!

5
Jul
 18

This Russian YouTube video, sent by Crinolyn, is CHOCK FULL of petti-ed frocks! 

 

 


16
Jun
 18

2
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 Crinolyn sends these cancan videos:  From Moulin Rouge (1954) and Can Can (1960)

The Pond's information:  Moulin Rouge     Can Can
 


Tangentially to our main topic,
can anyone identify this Ginger Rogers film?

 

NO MAY

13
Apr
 1
8

 

 
Rusty S.:

"I saw this on YouTube, and was wondering if anyone could identify the source. I really like the clip and would like to see more."

 
 

9
Apr
 1
8

 

  Crinolyn presents this interesting stillclip -
can anyone identify from which film it comes?

 

28
Mar
 18

 

John N. points to this 50s-themed Pink video (with a bit of a surprise)

 

25
Mar
 1
8

Video of interest, from Rikki

John Galliano Fashion Show Play the 50's in 1995

23
Mar
 1
8

Crinolyn has provided this exciting video link:

"50's Fashion Trends" Spring Summer 2008 by Fashion Channel

Her favorite part

9
Mar
 18

 

Crinolyn tenders these links apropos to the 1 Mar posting about the 1938 film, Jezebel:

#1  Filler
#2   Minimal
#3  Conglomeration
#
4  She sings in surrounding skirts
#5  Check out the steel hoop near the end!
#6  (Spanish) Lots of petti-ed skirts in this dance scene
#7  Would be devastating if we saw it in color, but the red DOES manifest itself anyway!

#8   Full movie

 

28
Feb
 18

Sonia has provided and Crinolyn optimized this excellent video of a
long-gone (and sorely missed) manner of female ballroom dance costume

27
Feb
 18

Sonia:

"Got a feeling everyone should be on a cloud with this one.....

22
Feb
 18

Greta points out this video, three celebrities doing a 60s song and dance routine:

Carrie Underwood, Christina Applegate and Kristin Chenoweth

 
 

14
Feb
 1
8

 

 

Micael has provided this excerpt from this video:

"The Sanremo song festival is the most important Italian popular music event.
Nice things often happen there...." (understatement)!)

The excerpt was optimized by Crinolyn

8
Feb
 18

Joan C. sends this interesting Pathe newsreel from 1958

 

9
Jan
 18

BB Bloomer:

"Further to the death (January 7th) of the famous French singer France Gall, who won the Grand Prix de l'Eurovision in 1965
with the song 'Poupée de cire, poupée de son', here is a video clip of the French singer, Jennifer, who sings the same song in tutu!"

ED: Unfortunately, it appears this is not available in the US

6
Jan
 18

'Caporales'. They seem to be carnival dances very popular in South America. Girls will wear 'Mini Polleras', a kind of short bouffant twirling skirt or dress, rather sensual!  Here are some fine examples.   #2   #3
 

5
Jan
 18

BB Bloomer points out this beautiful ballet video - violet bouffant petticoated tutus at 21:30.
 
Vaganova Ballet Academy. Graduation performance 2017, Paquita; Mariinsky Theatre.

3
Jan
 18

 

Michelle O.:

Digging through some VHS tapes, one had this movie of this lady
wearing a beautiful bouffant dress in this unidentified 1980's
Latino film  I uploaded
this particular scene.

 

1
Jan
 18

An exemplary ballet from BB Bloomer to hearken the New Year

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