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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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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Lady Life Guards – 1930’s

Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is just a click away with our next short feature, Lady Life Guards, produced during the 1930’s.  

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Hollywood Extra Girl – 1935

I need some faces there that can show soul in their eyes.– Cecil B. DeMille Produced in 1935, Hollywood Extra

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The Brown Sisters: Underneath the Harlem Moon – 1930’s

In this clip, the undocumented Brown sisters sing the number “Underneath the Harlem Moon.” The soulful trio starts the song

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I’ll Be Glad when You’re Dead You Rascal, You – 1930’s

Max Fleischer paired Betty Boop with viper man Louis Armstrong in the mid 1930’s. In it Fleischer mixes jazz, live action,

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Newsreel: Griffith Park Fire Disaster Protest – 1933

A newsreel marking the protest over the Griffith Park fire disaster of 1933, where 29 workers were killed while widening

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Trailer: Marihuana – 1930’s

A trailer for a nudie film that masquerades as an anti-‘marihuana’ morality tale. Watch wild & reckless youths lose their

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