Sunday, December 2, 2012

A Shiny Aluminum Christmas Tree

The 'Aluminum Christmas Tree' was popular in the United States from 1958 until the mid-1960s. The tree was made of aluminum with foil needles and was lit from below via a rotating color wheel


The aluminum Christmas tree was used as symbol of the commercialization of Christmas in 1965's A Charlie Brown Christmas. 
Merry Christmas! Charlie Brown

"That's it Charlie Brown! We need a tree; a great big, shiny aluminum Christmas tree!"

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