Travel Time: Freedomland – 1963

Freedomland U.S.A. (usually just called Freedomland) was a short-lived, themed amusement park in the Baychester area in the northeastern part

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Jimmie Rodgers in The Singing Brakeman – 1930

In 1930, Jimmie Rodgers was probably one of the hottest Americana pop artists in America. Five years later, he would

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Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco – 1956

Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco, produced in 1956, is a guided tour of mid-1950s San Francisco through the eyes of

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Happy Birthday, Stanley Kubrick.

Marking the 90th birthday of Stanley Kubrick, we take a look back at his earliest film, The Day of the Fight from 1951.

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Duke Ellington’s Black and Tan – 1929

Duke Ellington makes his film debut in the short produced in 1929 based on his pivotal composition Black and Tan

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News Sketches by Max Fleischer – 1944

“News Sketches by Max Fleischer” is a short cartoon created by famed animator Max Fleischer with an irreverent take on

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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

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Stanley Kubrick: Day of the Fight [Original Version] – 1951

The Day of the Fight is the primary touchstone from which Stanley Kubrick’s unique cinematic style would evolve. Like the battling

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Coney Island, USA – 1952

Coney Island, USA – 1952             Please support Weirdo Video [amazon_link asins=’1467110345,0738545066,0738537926,B009AK2798,0738590053,1467123056,0738510629,0738550183,1467133914,0738511013′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’weirdovideo-20′ marketplace=’US’

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3rd Ave. El – 1950’s

What is a 3rd Ave. El? It’s the elevated train that used to run up and down Manhattan until the

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