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Synonyms for coonskin

a raccoon cap with the tail hanging down the back


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Most especially, they bought his signature headgear, a coonskin cap, which sold at the reported rate of 5,ooo units per day in 1955 alone (the price of raccoon fur jumped from 25 cents to $8 a pound).
The coonskin cap is complete with the face and tail at the back.
(Yes, as a matter of fact, I did whine until my parents bought me a coonskin cap.) Realizing he was onto something, Walt Disney decided to do a couple more mini-series--this time based on real heroes of the "Wild West" cowboy epoch.
By flying both the Confederate flag and a coonskin, the car alludes to the fundamental contradiction--articulated in Sunraider's proposal to rename the Cadillac the "coon cage"--at the center of the current state's pretenses of equality and universality.
Ralph Bakshi is one of them: He continues to provide inspiration, especially through his string of completely personal features Hey Good Lookin' (1982), Heavy Traffic (1973), and his controversial masterpiece Coonskin (1975).
Riley has no idea what to expect in his final Death Race, but the required gear list includes a hatchet, rope, map and compass, needle and thread, knapsack, skillet, charcoal and a coonskin cap.
As Nicholas Syrett discusses, "Coonskin coats and convertible cars, jazz music and, the fox-trot," became the symbol for youth culture along with "fraternity parties and sorority teas" during the twentieth century (Syrett 2009, 186).
This was followed with a remarkable series of films, such as Heavy Traffic (1973), Coonskin (1975), and Hey GoodLookin (1982), drawn from his experiences growing up in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
Santa Monica, CA, October 29, 2012 --( Xenon Pictures has answered the request of animation and cinema fans by announcing a second run release of a newly re-mastered version of the 1975 animated classic “Coonskin.” Directed by legendary animator Ralph Bakshi (Lord of the Rings, American Pop) the Coonskin DVD has become a collector's must have item of the year.
Back then I dressed like Daniel Boone, from the moccasins on my feet to the coonskin cap on my head, so I figured that I'd better start cooking like him as well.
"Faraway" (1952) depicts six-year-old Jamie sitting in a field in a coonskin cap with a distant look in his eyes (top, right).
"When I get him, I'm going to have a coonskin cap made to hang over my fireplace.
The way in which the author deftly sketches out an era of hula-hoops and Groucho Marx hosting the game show, You Bet Your Life (1950-61), of Cold War anxieties and coonskin caps, is as captivating as it is informative.
The 76 million members of the post-World War II generation that caused a run on coonskin caps in the 1950s and fostered the counterculture of the 1960s and '70s are about to create a bulge in the over-65 population.
A Davy Crocker coonskin cap has for Burns the temporal pull of a Proustian cookie, and the audience most likely to appreciate the cascading detail in his narrative are grownups of his own advanced baby-boomer age willing to be pulled back with him to the analog America of their childhoods.