Thursday, June 21, 2012

One more Automat

[“Horn & Harda[r]t’s Automat sign blacked out re New York City’s ‘browned out’ or dimmed lights, a wartime defensive measure against enemy attack.” Photograph by Andreas Feininger. New York, New York, 1943. From the Life Photo Archive.]

Other Automat posts
Automat beverage section
“Lunch Hour NYC”
New York, 1964: Automat

comments: 2

Paul Harrington said...

The 1937 movie "Easy Living" (script by Preston Sturges) has one of the funniest scenes of all time. It takes place in an Automat.

Michael Leddy said...

Thanks, Paul. I love Preston Sturges but don’t know that one.