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Shy Guy

1947

Shy Guy

Shy Guy - 1947

Shy Guy from 1947 starring a very young Dick York, Darrin Stephens from the 1960s sitcom Bewitched.

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The Quiet One

1948

The Quiet One

The Quiet One - 1948

Out of the tortured experiences of a 10-year-old Harlem black boy, cruelly rejected by his loved ones but rescued by the people of the Wiltwyck School, a new group of local film-makers has fashioned a genuine masterpiece in the way of a documentary drama. IMDB describes it as, “A documentary account of the rehabilitation at […]

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El Fiel Enamorado

1929

El Fiel Enamorado

Estudiantina Invencibal: El Fiel Enamorado (The Faithful Lover) - 1929

Estudiantina Invencibal: El Fiel Enamorado (The Faithful Lover) – 1929 It is often wrongly assumed that estudian-inos were “student” bands when really they were just another expression of the same Cuban music tradition as the Sextetos and Septetos. The main differences were that the number of musicians in estudiantinas was not fixed at 6 or […]

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Oil Heat

1967

Oil Heat

Oil Heat - 1967

Charlotte Rae is featured in a TV commercial on behalf of the National Oil Fuel Institute from 1967.

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Mary, Don’t You Weep

1920's

Mary, Don’t You Weep

Mary, Don't You Weep - 1920's

A field recording from an unknown band recorded singing “Mary Don’t You Weep” shot in the 1920’s. Oh, Mary, don’t you weep, don’t you mourn Oh, Mary, don’t you weep, don’t you mourn Pharaoh’s army got drowned-ed. Oh, Mary, don’t weep Oh, Mary, don’t you weep, don’t you mourn. Oh, Mary, don’t you weep, don’t […]

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Liberty

1940's

Liberty

Liberty - 1940's

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command The air-bridged harbor […]

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Newports: On the Beach

1967

Newports: On the Beach

Newports: On the Beach - 1967

Newport Menthols: On the Beach – 1967 A banned advertisement for Newport menthol cigarettes from 1967. Lifestyle advertising at its finest, with perhaps subliminal imagery reinforcing the message. Cigarettes are long, smooth, and sexy. Over a million cases of cancer served.

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