Soundie: Sweet Sue, Just You – 1940s

This short, a swingy rendition of the classic jazz standard Sweet Sue, Just You, includes chorus lines, neat harmonies, and

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Anatomy Of A Murder World Premiere – 1959

Anatomy of a Murder, directed by Otto Preminger in 1959, was based on a novel by Michigan Supreme Court Justice John

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Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco – 1956

Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco, produced in 1956, is a guided tour of mid-1950s San Francisco through the eyes of

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Early Settlers of New England – 1940

Early Settlers of New England, an educational film produced in 1940, observes the daily lives of English settlers in the

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Jack Johnson: Tiger Rag – 1930s

  In this clip, the great boxer Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Champion of the World (1908–1915), conducts the song Tiger Rag,

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Skeets McDonald & Joe Maphis: Mona Lisa – 1959

From a live broadcast in 1959 on KTTV in Los Angeles, Skeets McDonald and Joe Maphis perform a countrified version

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Cumberland Ridge Runners: Goofus – 1930’s

In this clip form the 1930s, the Cumberland Ridge Runners perform “Goofus,” a request from a member of the audience of

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Birds of Prey – 1938

  In this documentary from 1938, examined are the various types of owls, vultures and hawks that inhabit North America.

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Newsreel: Dr. Heard’s Fire Magic – 1953

The story of fire told through magic – Fire Magic – that’s entertaining and educational, too. The magician is Dr.

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