Ana Lani & Ray Kinney: Hawaiian Hula Song w/Steel Guitar – 1940’s

Hawaiian Hula Song, a classic. A seductive beauty does the hula while a duo play on guitar and slide. During

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Louis Jordan: You Gotta have a Beat – 1940’s

In this film, Louis Jordan is going to school you on the difference between now and then, between yesterday and

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Louis Jordan: How Long Must I Wait for You – 1940’s

Louis Jordan performs “How Long Must I Wait for You” with his Timpany Five. Considered by some to be no

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Independence Day – 1940

Strike up the band. Let’s celebrate the great day on which the Declaration of Independence was signed … July 4,

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Rosalie Allen: Chime Bells – 1940’s

Who doesn’t love a great yodeler? It’s Rosalie Allen, who taught herself to play music as a child in Pennsylvania

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Jimmy Wakely: You Are My Sunshine – 1940’s

In this clip, western-swing act Jimmy Wakely & the Sunshine Girls perform “You Are My Sunshine.” Jimmy Wakely was a

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Amalia Aguila: Afro Mood – 1940’s

Exotic burlesque dancer short from the forties, with a faux-Arabian theme. Perhaps something you would have seen in Havana after

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Coney Island – 1940’s

Coney Island, “the place where merriment is king!” Take a trip 75 years back in time. SEE masses of New

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Black Marketing – 1940’s

  This film is an American World War Two propaganda film that tackles the black market and racketeering. Like a

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World Football Crown – 1937

As the Bears would return to the World Football Crown in 1937, the burgeoning Redskins withstood the challenge with a

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Tica Ti – Tica Ta – 1942

Tica Ti Tica Ta, produced in 1942, stars “dynamite swing singer” Ginger Harmon and vaudeville dancing team the Mercer Brothers.

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