Newsreel footage recalls some of the events that defined the decade and a unique collection of amateur cine film captures scenes of everyday life to present this affectionate look back at the way we were in the 1950s.
The DVD takes an intimate look at life in the 50s; coping with rationing, a traditional family Christmas, and holidays by the seaside. As the decade progressed, a plethora of new gadgets found their way into our homes, many of us acquired our first car, and the teenager came of age, with new dance crazes and flamboyant new fashions.
The Way We Were in the 1950s also remembers some of the highs and lows of the decade; the Coronation of a new Queen; the first four minute mile, the opening of first motorway; the Suez Crisis and the Munich Air disaster.
This entertaining DVD will bring memories flooding back for anyone who grew up in the 1950s, and your enjoyment of the film will be enhanced by the popular music of the age.