CHAPTER THREE: Fabricated Fifties

Guffey, Elizabeth E.
September 2006
Retro;2006, p98
Book Chapter
Chapter 3 of the book "Retro: The Culture of Revival" is presented. It discusses the reinvention of marketers and entertainment industry of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Topic includes the choreographed versions of the Sha Na Na group of 1950s classics during the Woodstock Festival of 1969, and the establishment of Teddy Boy Culture in the 1960s and 1970s. Also presented are photographs that include the concert of American rock star Bill Haley in Great Britain and the cast of the stage musical Grease.


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