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DRB Feel-Good Issue #6


"FEEL-GOOD SHOT" #6
Link - by Avi Abrams



Some joyful stuff to brighten up your day
Mixed images flow: cars, girls, etc.

Welcome to the new issue of Dark Roasted Blend's "Feel-Good" series: mostly bright and sweet collection of images designed to propel you along your day with a smile on your face and a spring in your gait.

This is a kind of Tumbler-substitute for the caffeinated, busy crowd with deeply-felt and sophisticated sensibilities, somewhat nostalgic about more glamorous times (you know who you are), or just looking for that extra bit of sunshine.


(image credit: Igor Korovin)


Left image below: "Castle Fantastic" by John Howe - see it here - which is NOT a concept art for the Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien but very well could've been...


(left image credit: John Howe)


Do you have a wish? This magician Old Man Khottab (Starik Khottabych in Russian) will fullfil them and even take you on a magic carpet ride... over the streets of 1950s Moscow, like in this screenshot from a 1958 Russian movie:



By the way, in this shot you see three of the Stalin Socialist Skyscrapers, including the just-built Moscow University on the horizon. Here is a rare view from the top during its construction in 1952:


(image via)


Join ABBA in the drum roll! -




Hayley Mills in wide-eyed wonder (or simply struggling with corn on the cob):



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FEEL-GOOD GIRLS, CARS & TYPEWRITERS




(image credit: David Christie)


(original unknown)


Colleen Corby in a colorful dress:




Jean Simmons and Millie Perkins (right):


(right image via)




Susan Dey... Janet Munro...




(original unknown)




(Dodge Firearrow vs. Dual-Ghia - image via)


Jenny Agutter in the "Walkabout":




("Big, bad and beautiful: Chrysler Newport 1969 )


Natalie Wood "shoots'em up!" -




Megan Follows in "Anne of Green Gables" on the right; Roberta Shore on the left:




(American actress Terry Moore)


Lee Remick in "The Hallelujah Trail", 1965:


(image via)


Italian actress Georgia Moll:






American glamour actress Gene Tierney in the 1930s shots:




Young French singer Francoise Hardy in a rare shot:




(Chevrolet Corvette, photo by Werner Eisele)


Modern German actress Felicitas Woll is on the right, with the cool dashboard of 2008 iconic GTR Roadster below:


(bottom image via)


Russian actresses from the 1970s:












(Natalia Selezneva, Galina Belyaeva, Elena Tsyplakova and Olga Mashnaya in the 1970s)


Wedding photography by Igor Korovin:



(images credit: Igor Korovin)

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MORE FEEL-GOOD CARS


(Pagani Huayra supercar)




(bottom image: Lamborghini Cala, via)


(Calgary skyline on top; Nissan ESFLOW sports concept car)


Here is a Russian car to feel good about. Looks like this setup can travel anywhere (slowly, yes, but surely):


(original unknown)

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FUN ANIMALS

Beady-eyed hamster! -


(original unknown)


Look me in the EYE! -


(original unknown)

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Recommended Soundtrack to these and other lovely images (look these tracks up on YouTube):

Ennio Morricone - Opposte Esperienze - Adagio Primo
Gianni Marchetti - Viaggio in Italia - Top Crack
Tinkerbells Fairydust - Lazy Day
ELO - Stepping Out - Out Of The Blue
Ennio Morricone - I Poveri visti dai ricchi - Il Ladroni
Francesco De Masi - Zorro Rider of Vengeance

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Until next time! Keep the sunshine, folks.


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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I fell in love with Jenny Agutter after watching "Walkabout." Beautiful girl.

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