Throwing Knives At Children: An American Pastime

we all know the american tradition of getting drunk and playing JARTS with wild ambition, but did you know that throwing knives at children is also a very popular form of american entertainment!?

here’s the proof: a news reel from 1950s texas.

for more on the popular pastime of knife throwing (with or without the child endangerment), click here and here!

yes. i’m still obsessed with the prelinger archive.

scott

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3 responses to “Throwing Knives At Children: An American Pastime

  1. tell dad. he’s probably got 1 million old news reels in the basement. you could watch them!

  2. They show a clip of that reel in the intro to the tv show “Wonder Showzen”

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