The Decade You Were Born 50s (2012) – By Jason S. Lockard

Ever wonder what life was really like the decade you were born? Well thanks to Mill Creek Entertainment, wonder no more!  If you were born in the 50s your parents spurred the biggest story of the 20th century, including the rise of the middle class. President Truman Orders Construction of Hydrogen Bomb and people began building Bomb Shelters. Color TVs are introduced. If you were born in the early fifties you are a baby Boomer, the most influential and powerful group of Americans ever born.

This 4 hour and 8 minute DVD features a 90 minute documentary highlighting some of the most famous news headlines, movies, TV and innovations in that decade. This documentary will take you back in time to the days in which you were born or your parents.

This 50s DVD also includes Elizabeth Taylor in the feature film ‘The last time I saw Paris‘, a romantic drama loosely based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story "Babylon Revisited." A TV episode of the police drama Dragnet, commercials, trailers and an interactive timeline. So much 50s goodness it will have you slicking back your hair and doing the Mashed Potato!

So if you were born in the 50s or your parents were or if you just want to learn a little more about the 40s you can get a DVD packed with more info about the 50s than this one! You can pick it up at or at your local Walmart.

Moral Rating: Nothing Offensive
Audience: All
Genre: Documentary
Length: Over 4 hours
Released: 2012
Our Rating: B-