Weirdo Video Rare & authentic films of cultural, historical, and ironical significance.

A Day in the Death of Donny B

1969

A Day in the Death of Donny B

A Day in the Death of Donny B. - 1969

Poor Donny B. . . . Forever wandering the streets looking for that fix to end all fixes. Those around him, his family, people in the neighborhood, functionaries in the system, however, know what’s in store . . . The degradation of junkie-life. A surprisingly non-sanctimonious anti-heroin film, this 1969 cautionary tale uses a docudrama motif […]

MORE ...

Bill Powers: Caroline

1930's

Bill Powers: Caroline

Bill Powers: Caroline - 1930's

In this re-discovered clip, the classically trained Bill Powers sings an operatic rendition of the song Caroline. A performer with with few if any informative references online, he is accompanied by the similarly under-appreciated member of the Brown Sisters on piano.

MORE ...

The Brown Sisters: Underneath the Harlem Moon

1930

The Brown Sisters: Underneath the Harlem Moon

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 slow and syncopated. But this gives way to an almost swingy up-tempo rhythm more than worthy of being captured on film.

MORE ...