Door to Heaven – 1941

This bizarre, low-budget film was produced to propagate “the gospel of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,” at least the

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Burlesque: 20th Century Vamp – 1940’s

This one’s a classic pulled out of the attic – an authentic burlesque film. It was likely shown in basements hosting stag events,

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart – 1941

Edgar Allan Poe’s classic The Tell-Tale Heart, written in 1843, was produced in 1941 and directed by Jules Dassin, a

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Amos Milburn: Bad Bad Whiskey – 1955

Originally from Texas, Amos Milburn moved to Los Angeles and soon became a fixture in the Central Avenue music scenes

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The Hut Sut Song – 1940’s

Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla, brawla too it, Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little

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The Three Suns: Beyond the Blue Horizon

On the other side of the musical spectrum, here is the organ-accordion-guitar combo The Three Suns. Composed of Al &

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Bob Wills – Lone Star Rag

In this clip, from a 1940’s B Western, Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, on stage to entertain the locals,

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Bob Wills: Fiddlin’ Man – 1940’s

Bob Wills:  Fiddlin’ Man – 1950’s Bob Wills shows his master showmanship as both bandleader and musician in this short

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