Saturday, December 11, 2010

Still More of Those Damned Good, Few, Borrowed Xmas Images Re-blogged

Like one of the comments (for last week's Xmas re-blog) on my Facebook page said:

"Nothing sez Christmas like last year's blog..."

So here is another re-blog re-gifted to you...

Amplify’d from
Thursday, December 24, 2009

Still More of Those Damned Good, Few, Borrowed Xmas Images

Wrap It Up: 1954 Trees - This is probably my favorite vintage paper. It is marked 1954 and features abstract trees and starbursts in pink, green, black, and gold. Collectors of mid-century modern will appreciate the simple, graphic quality of this artsy, period graphic.

Be His Christmas Star - 1963 Frederick’s of Hollywood Catalog (via What Makes The Pie Shops Tick?)

Hurrah for Santy Claus” - “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” Kapp Records Mexico From the 1964 Film. With music by Milton DeLugg.

SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION: Joe Strummer’s last hand painted Christmas Card. By buying this card you also support Strummerville. Strummerville is a registered charity that aims to create new opportunities for aspiring musicians. Set up by the friends and family of Joe Strummer in the year after his death, the charity seeks to reflect Joe’s unique contribution to the music world by offering support, resources and performance opportunities to artists who would not normally have access to them. At:

19th Century CDV of Man and Christmas Tree - Sold by Greg French Early Photography.

¡Feliz Navidad y Feliz Januká! Mini poster de las revistas de: La leyenda de Blue Demon, que fueron publicado por EJEA.

Cupid, Prancer, Eartha, Lap Dancer - Eartha Kitt “Santa Baby” with Henri Rene and his Orchestra b/w “And Under the Bridges of Paris” RCA Victor Records (1953)

Christmas is Coming (1951) - Long before the introduction of postcodes helped get our Christmas cards delivered on time, the GPO Film Unit commissioned animator Lotte Reiniger to produce several short promotional films using her silhouette technique, aimed at giving the public a gentle nudge. 'Christmas is Coming' sees a grumpy Santa threatening strike action; the day is saved thanks to St. Peter's calm assurances that this year us Brits will "post early for Christmas". (Simon McCallum)
Oh my God!! He’s taking the kids! - “Santa’s Surprise” Parts 1 AND 2! With Vocals! and FULL Orchestra! A Record Guild Kiddie Record (Parents Commended – so you know that its safe and you can be sure that Santa won’t surprise the kid’s TOO much.)

Wrap It Up: Modern Trees - This 50's tissue-type wrapping paper features very modern trees and starbursts.

The Manger Scene-® Lance Lathrop
The Elephant Bible-® Lance Lathrop
Ramones Christmas-® Lance Lathrop
The Ramones - Merry Christmas ( I don’t want to fight tonight )
Vintage Ad: Columbia Records and Tapes, 1970
Santa Puppet Made from Glove Box Cardboard
Indian Apple Glove Company Santa, Size 8. Circa 1930. Collection Jim Linderman

Wrap It Up: Scary Deer - This late 60's (or so) wrapping paper is a favorite simply because the elongated deer are quite scary with their zombie-eyes.

Little Miss Jeri Kelly – 1o Year Old Songstress from Picayune, Miss. “Poor Ol’ Santa Claus” b/w “Hide and Seek”MPI (Music Plus Inspiration) Records

Damned Santa Claus
A Ride On Santa's Rocket

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