The Future Ain’t What it Used To Be

These movie clips from public expositions of seven decades past can be an eye opener. Social progress has gone in more than one direction in the intervening years.

1939-40 New York World’s Fair


Sally Rand's Nude Ranch
Salvador Dali’s topless swimsuit exhibit and nude “artist’s models” were among the New York World’s Fair responses to competition from the 1939 San Francisco Golden Gate Exhibition and Sally Rand’s Nude Ranch.


“Sunshine, trees, hills and valleys; this world of tomorrow is a world of beauty”

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