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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Newsreel: Dr. Heard’s Fire Magic – 1953

The story of fire told through magic – Fire Magic – that’s entertaining and educational, too. The magician is Dr.

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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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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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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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Stanley Kubrick’s Day of the Fight – 1951

Day of the Fight shows Irish-American middleweight boxer Walter Cartier during the height of his career, on the day of

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