California Fever was an early teen drama, first aired by CBS in 1979 and lasting only 10 episodes before cancellation.
Posts Tagged: 1970s
Teen Prodigies of the Spanish Cinema
Teenage is screening this weekend in Barcelona at the In-Edit Festival, so here’s a collection of highlights from the work of Spanish teen actors across the decades.
Los Angeles, World Capital of Teen Fandom
Teenage is screening today at ArcLight Doc Fest in Los Angeles, so here’s a chronological compilation of LA teens doing what they do best — fawning over entertainers of all kinds in the entertainment capital of the world (the above photo is a Bee Gees concert in 1979!).
What does “punk” mean in 2013? The Metropolitan Museum of art and Vogue hosted their punk-themed Costume Institute Gala this summer in New York City.
Drowning in Unemployment!
This effective, inadvertently Buñuel-y 1979 ad for the Scottish Youth Opportunities Programme dramatizes the effects of youth unemployment in Scotland.
Jones Valley High School of Birmingham, 1925-1974
Today Teenage is screening in Birmingham, Alabama at the Sidewalk Film Festival, so we’re celebrating Birmingham teens.
Wiseman on Paul Simon and Mescaline
In 1968, an English teacher, no doubt in an attempt at relevancy, uses Simon and Garfunkel to “teach” her class about poetry.
The Devils Rebels, Brooklyn Teen Gang
“A part of Brooklyn that few people see anymore, it is a battleground for police and young street criminals.”
First Teens — Teens in the White House
In the White House today, the Obamas aren’t just celebrating America, but also Malia’s 15th birthday!
Northern Soul began in the working-class clubs of the north of England, where an unprecedented dance scene took hold of the 1970s generation.