Friday, August 15, 2008

Windows to the Past: Get in the Picture

Children gather around an elaborate display promoting the 3D movie The Charge at Feather River at the Alabama Theatre in Birmingham during the summer of 1953. Posters nearby also advertise the Robert Mitchum-Susan Hayward thriller White Witch Doctor. The photo is from the archive of the Birmingham Public Library.


Melinda Shelton said...

Thanks for getting the word out about Birmingham Public Library's photos online. The link for the photo used is,1424.

Mike Newton said...

Those 3-D glasses could be annoying particularly if you already wore glasses and had to hook these over the lenses. Charge at Feather River was also released in two dimensional and has been shown on television. You can tell it was originally 3-D because the Indian arrows flying toward the camera. Guy "Wild Bill Hickcock" Madison was the star.