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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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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Charlie Williams: Long Black Veil – 1959

In this clip, Charlie Williams, backed up by Joe Maphis, performs a solid rendition of Long Black Veil, made famous by

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Happy Birthday, Stanley Kubrick.

Marking the 90th birthday of Stanley Kubrick, we take a look back at his earliest film, The Day of the Fight from 1951.

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Military Science Tests Nukes – 1953

In this short piece from 1953, experience the raw power of nuclear weaponry. Watch the US government test soldiers in

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Ko-Ko Song Car-Tune: Tramp, Tramp, Tramp – 1924

The Ko-Ko Glee Klub marched all the way to this theatre to cheer you up with the tune that made

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