From London to Tokyo in 1959


The above clip is from the Look at Life series, produced by the British Rank Organisation from 1959 to 1969. According to the fountain of all knowledge,

The films often depicted elements of the “push button” or “jet age,” demonstrating advances in technology and a reflection on the changing tastes, fashions and trends representative of the so-called “swinging sixties” era, which were often portrayed in a glossy, vibrant and optimistic way.

This clip, from 1959, is a good example.

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