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    America in the 1950s

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by tom7taylor, Jul 16, 2011.

    I am researching into the 1950s America but I am hoping to make a digital model/scene of 1950s America.

    I was wondering if there is anyone who is writing or has written a piece for a film or game based on this era, for me to base my model on. Or any ideas where I can find such stories?

    Any Ideas?

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    L.A Confidential both the film and the book
     
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    Blast from the Past. Although set in more modern times the main characters parents are stuck in the 50's. It looks like they spent a lot of time on the set, might give you some Ideas.
     
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    How about the NY Times monthly bestseller lists from that time?

    Also, Sue Grafton's S is for Silence has many chapters taking place in the daysw surrounding the swubject's disappearance. It's a pretty good snapshot of the time (I was a child in those years).
     
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    Isn't "Leave it to Beaver" set in the 50s?
     
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    late 50s to early 60s
     
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    i lived through the 50s, from age 12 to 21... in suburban new york; nyc; st. pete, florida; various areas of LA; hollywood; and several towns in los angeles county... so if you just want to pick my brain, drop me a line...
     
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    Hello! Any memories you have would be great. I don't suppose you have any photos at all maybe as this would help my research massively.

    I was hoping for something someone may have written that isn't a commercial thing. Rather than a student or personal piece rather than something that has already been made into a film/tv show etc.
     
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    no photos other than those in my mental memory bank... you can email if you want any details... you can find plenty of photos with a google image search...

    what does that leave?
     

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