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Scorecard: 1950’s trade balance

December 1st, 2009 by Anne Richardson · 1 Comment · 1950's, Scorecard series

The 1956 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in NYC. Sharp eyes will notice the Astor Hotel, built by the same family who named Astoria, Oregon.


Bend Of the River 1952 (Anthony Mann, Jimmy Stewart)

The Lusty Men 1952 (Nicholas Ray, Robert Mitchum)

Indian Fighter 1955 (Kirk Douglas)

Tonka 1958 (Sal Mineo)


There’s No Business Like Show Business 1954 (singer Johnnie Ray, from Hopewell)

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers 1954 (singer Jane Powell, from Portland)

The Incredible Shrinking Man 1957 (cinematographer Ellis Carter, born in “Oregon”, love to know more)

What’s Opera, Doc? 1957 (voice artist Mel Blanc, from Portland)

Perri 1957 (writer/director Ralph Wright, from Grants Pass)

Venice: Theme and Variations 1957 (director James Ivory, from Klamath Falls)

The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad 1958 (writer Ken Kolb, from Portland)

Sleeping Beauty 1959 (composer George Bruns, from Sandy)

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  • 1 dennis // Dec 3, 2009 at 12:33 am

    Sharp eyes also spot King of the Rocket Man figure, from the serial with cinematography by Oregonian Ellis W. Carter.

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