Drug Addiction – 1951

The film Drug Addiction, produced in 1951, is yet another salvo in the relentless campaign to conflate hard drugs with

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3rd Ave. El – 1950’s

What is a 3rd Ave. El? It’s the elevated train that used to run up and down Manhattan until the

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart – 1941

Edgar Allan Poe’s classic The Tell-Tale Heart, written in 1843, was produced in 1941 and directed by Jules Dassin, a

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New Orleans – 1920’s

Newsreel documentary from the 1920’s with photography and animations illustrating old New Orleans, the Crescent City, at work and at

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Mills Brothers: I Ain’t Got Nobody – 1930’s

An authentic, rare classic version of the standard “I Ain’t Got Nobody,” sung by the Mills Brothers, shot in the

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Stanley Kubrick’s Day of the Fight – 1951

Day of the Fight shows Irish-American middleweight boxer Walter Cartier during the height of his career, on the day of

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Amos Milburn: Bad Bad Whiskey – 1955

Originally from Texas, Amos Milburn moved to Los Angeles and soon became a fixture in the Central Avenue music scenes

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The Hut Sut Song – 1940’s

Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla, brawla too it, Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little

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Trailer: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia – 1974

Trailer for Sam Peckinpah’s 1974 surreal slaughter-piece ‘Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia,’ staring the great Warren Oates.  

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