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

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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

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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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Newsreel: Ike Re-elected – 1956

We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. – Dwight D.

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Newsreel: ‘Frisco in Grip of Strike! – 1934

In this newsreel, presented is a look at the historic 1934 West Coast Longshoremen’s Strike which lasted nearly three months

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