Dating dos and don ts 1949
Forget ‘fashionably late’ – arrive five-minutes early, do a recon and get the good seats. Your date doesn’t want to grow old waiting for you to show up. Even if you’re feeling first-date nerves, don't be anyone other than… Don’t obsess over that weird nerve-induced thing you blurted out (e.g. Sloooow down there, buddy – no matter how into this person you are, don’t go changing your Facebook relationship status just yet! First, we should start by telling you that Coronet was a major producer of these short-lived classroom training films, which were purposefully designed to teach traditionally social conservative values to high school students, beginning in 1946 (they began tapering off by the mid-50s, although Coronet actually lasted until the mid-70s).Coronet dominated the educational film market, in part, because it had its own Hollywoodesque production studio, located in Glenview, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, which can only be described as prolific in its output, cranking out approximately one film every four days, a pace unmatched by its competitors (which included even larger companies, like Centron Corporation for Young America Films, and occasionally by better-known companies such as Ford Motor Company, Ford Motor Company, Encyclopædia Britannica and Crawley Films (for the Mc Graw-Hill Book Company).
There are an inordinate number of vintage instructional videos currently on You Tube.
The boys in particular saw themselves more similar to Marlon Brando’s character Johnny from , the 1953 movie directed by László Benedek.
While mental hygiene films preached clean thinking, good grooming, lawfulness, togetherness, sobriety and safety, teenage boys wanted nothing more than to be sloppy, reckless, sullen, high, dirty-minded, independent delinquents.
Other items on the don’t list: Don’t sit in awkward positions, don’t use the car mirror to put on makeup and don’t talk too much to the waiter at your restaurant. Also this gem: “The man has one set of standards for himself and another for you.
“To make him feel important, you have to forget your own desires for importance. He may consider himself a Don Juan for having succeeded in getting you to pet, but he will also decide that you’re too easy to get.” “Girls, don’t act superior” This “Dating Dos and Don’ts” video was made for teens in 1949.
The rotary phone is obsolete, but have telephone manners (p. If so, what are the new expectations for polite behavior for smart phones? Should students have more lessons in polite behavior? Student may or may not have very different views from adults. The author combines her own experiences growing up in the mid twentieth century with an examination of various items from that period – advice books, teen magazines, textbooks, toys, clothing, beauty products and fiction – that conveyed the “pink think” message.