1. The Ship That Died of Shame (Rank, 1955) - British Three Sheet

    Starring Richard Attenborough, George Baker, Bill Owen, Virginia McKenna, Roland Culver, and Bernard Lee. Directed by Basil Dearden.

    PT Raiders (1955)
    "The Ship That Died of Shame" (original title)

    A trio of ex-servicemen begin smuggling innocuous black market items into post-war Britain but through greed they graduate to more sinister cargo. (imdb)

    see also: The Ship That Died of Shame (Rank, 1955) British One Sheet

  2. Mystery Ship (Columbia, 1941) movie poster

    FBI agents Allan Harper and Tommy Baker are in charge of a group of subversives, spies and saboteurs that the US government is deporting to foreign countries aboard a ship. The deportees attempt a take over… (imdb)

  3. Ship of Wanted Men (Showmens Pictures, 1933)

    A gang of escaped convicts hijacks a ship and heads for a remote island. On the way they pick up a young woman who’s been shipwrecked. (imdb)

    Starring Dorothy Sebastian, Fred Kohler, Leon Ames, Gertrude Astor, Maurice Black, James Flavin, Jason Robard Sr., and George ‘Gabby’ Hayes. Directed by Lewis D. Collins.

    Ship of Wanted Men (Showmens Pictures, 1933). One Sheet

  4. A Night to Remember (Rank, 1959). British Lobby Cards

    The catastrophic sinking of famed ocean liner RMS Titanic was brought to the big screen in this meticulous re-creation of the tragedy, adapted from the book by Walter Lord.

    Kenneth More, Laurence Naismith, Michael Goodliffe, Tucker McGuire, Anthony Bushell, Honor Blackman, and David McCallum make up part of the huge cast, which featured 200 speaking parts.

  5. A Night to Remember (Rank, 1959)

    Though James Cameron’s blockbuster hit is one of the highest grossing films of all time, A Night to Remember is still considered by many to be the best film about the legendary ocean liner, Titanic.

  7. dtxmcclain:

    S.S. United States, “protected by World’s greatest lubrication knowledge!” Socony-Vacuum, 1952

    (via vintascope)

  8. H.J. Kihl (attributed) The World Around Us #10 (Navy) Two Complete Stories

    Original Art (Gilberton, 1959). Includes "The First Fleet" (1 page) and "Cheese-Box on a Barrelhead"

  9. thepieshops:

    TV Guide May 18-24, 1957

    R.I.P. Esther Williams

    Jet Age Cowboys
    Esther Williams Mixes Beauty and Murder
    How To tell The ‘Real” Colonels ON a TV Location
    Art Linkletter- The Man Who’s Hardly Ever Embarrassed
    Kathryn Grayson: From Regal Princess to Indian Princess
    A Reader Ansers Ronald Reagan on Actors’ Taxes
    Sal Mineo Discusses Teen-age Problems.

  10. thegildedcentury:

    Wonder Comics #2, 1944

  11. hollyhocksandtulips:

    Esther Williams

    08/08/1921 - 06/06/2013

    (via mudwerks)

  14. tuesday-johnson:

    ca. 1860’s, [ambrotype portrait of a gentleman with a monkey]

    via דודdavid’s Flickr, Nelson-Atkin Museum of Art Photostream

    (via )