Hollywood Extra Girl – 1935

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

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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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Snowstorm strands dozens on Donner Pass – 1952

Just because you’re snowed-in here-and-now doesn’t mean you wouldn’t have been in similar circumstances there-and-then. In this case, the passenger

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The (Watts) Towers – 1957

A color documentary which examines the creation of the Watts Towers and the Italian immigrant and visionary Sabato Rodia who

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Mack Sennett: The Bees Buzz – 1929

Mack Sennett: The Bees Buzz – 1929             Please support Weirdo Video Share Google Plus

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Newsreel: El Cortez Hotel Glass Elevator – 1956

In this newsreel from 1956, the great newsreader Ed Herlihy describes the futuristic glass elevator recently installed in the El

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Olvera Street: A Street of Memory – 1937

Olvera Street: Street of Memory – 1937           Please support Weirdo Video Share Google Plus reddit

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Newsreel: Anti-War March – 1967

In this clip from 1967, newsreel presenter Ed Herlihy narrates  the anti-Vietnam War marches which took place in New York

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Cliff Crofford & Billy Mize: Tell Him No – 1959

Billy Mize and Cliff Crofford’s harmonies for “Tell Him No” typify the Bakersfield Sound. From a local television broadcast out

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California the Golden – 1930

If you were taking a sea cruise from the Eastern Seaboard to the West Coast via the Panama Canal, this

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