Sunday, May 17, 2009

Chow Time, April 1962

Sometimes you have to stop your endless quest to ride as many attractions as possible, and take a break for a hot dog or burger. Studies have found that burgers, 'dogs, fries and a cola provide exactly the nutritional punch to your body that you need to stay upright for another 10 hours.

If this guy puts ketchup on that hot dog, then we will know that he is a commie spy. No red-blooded American puts ketchup (catsup?) on a hot dog! Look at that kid to the right, he is wearing a dress shirt and a tie! And the little girl to the left is dressed like she is going to a cotillion.


Everyone is all smiles now that their tummies are full. Just don't go on the teacups right away, or you'll just have to go eat again. You know what I'm talking about. The girl to our right looks like Mamie Eisenhower, shrinkified.

8 comments:

TokyoMagic! said...

Speaking of the Tea Cups....this is where they sit today.

I like both of these shots, Major!

mr wiggins said...
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mr wiggins said...

Fun photos and very funny captions!!

The thought that in 1962 I used to look like the kids in those photos makes me want to swallow nails and stick my head in a wood chipper.

What the hell were the fashion designers of America smoking back then, besides Lucky Strikes?

(P.S. to major: the "Comment Deleted" above was me. Got so freaked out with flashbacks of '62 that I was typing in tongues.)

Chiana said...

I know what you're talkin' 'bout, Maj!

mr wiggins; whatever they were smoking then, it's better than what they've been shootin' since. ;)

Matterhorn1959 said...

Major- any more photos of this young man? I am intriqued by his jacket, I wonder if it is some sort of athletic jacket.

Viewliner Ltd. said...

Excellent pics! More great details of DL's past. Thanks Major.

Vintage Disneyland Tickets said...

I want that Ketchup (catsup?) & Mustard dispenser! Oh, I'll take that cool jacket too! I'll pass on the 1962 Hotdog....

210Frwy said...

You are so right about ketchup and hot dogs. It should be illegal.

That teen is not smiling because he would rather be anywhere besides there with his family. He’s making a mental note to return on the next Date Night with his girlfriend.

The cotillion reference reminded me of my favorite Leave It To Beaver dialogue which takes place between Larry and the Beaver at a cotillion:
Larry: My brother got married.
Beaver: To a girl?
Larry: Yeah, that’s all there is.