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Monday, August 21, 2017

This 1957 film on how grocery stores work is a hoot

The joys of shopping at a new-fangled supermarket in 1957: If you’re a baby boomer who went grocery shopping with Mom back when you were a young whippersnapper, this will bring back memories. Watch all the way to the end to see how much an this mother paid for a shopping cart full of groceries in 1957 - the total is at 10:40 if you don't have the patience to sit through the whole shopping trip.


  1. under $ I am speechless. And the dog IN the car.....

    1. I can remember those days vividly and I am only 64. This short Britannica film was probably shot in California where the weather was cooler for dogs and people.