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kitties!

Black cats audition for a part in a movie in 1961.
From LIFE’s photo archive.

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An early Kodachrome test transparency from the excellent Spira Collection, 1939

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Love it!

I'm digging those "giant pants" off to the side, as well.

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carnies in 1955

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a child walking with penguins in the 1940ties

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Amy Johnson, 1903-41
Photo by John Capstack, c. 1933-5
Toned bromide print, 200 x 146 mm
Copyright Capstack Portrait Archive, National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG x17127)
http://www.npg.org.uk

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Monowheel, 1933. Walter Nilsson inside the wheel

DO WANT! I'd so drive around town in one of those! smile

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Kinuyo Tanaka

Kinuyo Tanaka, a Japanese actress and director.

Tanaka was the second Japanese woman who worked as a film director, after Sakane Tazuko (1904?1975).

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Stockholm, Sweden c.1956

A woman donning new stockings at a stocking vending machine.

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Even during the Blitz, Londoners still needed their milk, and this guy delivered.