Thread Number: 35340  /  Tag: 50s/60s/70s Vacuum Cleaners
"Who's Minding the Store"
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Post# 380192   10/23/2017 at 19:27 by electrolux137 (Los Angeles, California)        

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For those who may not have seen the Jerry Lewis film "Who's Minding the Store," there's a scene where a society lady's little dog Fifi gets sucked up by a Hoover gone amok. The lady's running around screaming "Fifi! Fifi! Where's my Fifi?" The dog can faintly be heard barking inside the bag.

 

That's a hilarious film btw, with lots of home appliances in it.



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Post# 380195 , Reply# 1   10/23/2017 at 20:01 by Tseg (World Traveller)        

Based on what I read on these forums about airflow I thought it was a Kirby.

Post# 380199 , Reply# 2   10/23/2017 at 21:25 by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
Its a Model

68 I think, in the background you can see a treasure trove of appliances, Whirlpool Washers, Tappan Fabulous 400 Ranges, Waste King Universal disposers, Universal small appliances, and of course...The complete Hoover line!! Even a big commercial I have never heard of, the then new Dial A Matic, the blue Connstellation, Pixies, and ON and ON, Back when department stores were FABULOUS!

Post# 380201 , Reply# 3   10/23/2017 at 21:29 by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
I forgot!

The PINK Slimline. which I would KILL for, and the first green Portable!! OHHH to go back in time when America really was GREAT!!!!

Post# 380220 , Reply# 4   10/24/2017 at 10:04 by suckolux (Yuba City, CA)        

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IF I remember her friendship with Mrs Tutle gave her a lifetime warranty?? GO Agnes!

Post# 380224 , Reply# 5   10/24/2017 at 14:47 by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
It is a model 68

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indeed. Sometimes over the top is a perfect fit.

Post# 380234 , Reply# 6   10/24/2017 at 19:27 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Loved this movie - in secret - when I was a little boy. Kept on watching for it on tv. In recent years, I could review clips on the internet and was hoping somewhere in that vacuum scene I would find some - horror of horrors - Eurekas! But, not a Princess or Canned Ham or Super Automatic upright anywhere! 🙁




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