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Soundies


hollywood_boogie.wmv

" Music Videos" from the 1940's and early 1950's.

3 files, last one added on May 23, 2008
Album viewed 147 times

News Reels


hughes_plane_crash_11_07_1946_(320x240).wmv

Vintage news reels from the past.

1 files, last one added on Apr 27, 2008
Album viewed 117 times

Shorts


gertie_the_dinosaur.wmv

Early short subjects from yesteryear.

8 files, last one added on May 31, 2008
Album viewed 1374 times

Commercials


sunbeam_bread_9_(320x240).wmv

Vintage commercials and ads.

12 files, last one added on Apr 27, 2008
Album viewed 984 times

Burlesque And Striptease


cherry_knight.wmv

Vintage burlesque and striptease videos.

10 files, last one added on May 23, 2008
Album viewed 1762 times

 

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Random files - HISTORICAL FOOTAGE
sunbeam_bread_3_(320x240).wmv
SUNBEAM BREAD COMMERCIAL REEL 3 (1950'S) B&W SOUND101 viewsFairly Typical commercial with little to make it stand out. However, It did make me hungry, and it does sell the product well.
1948_oldsmobile_commercial_(320x240)_reel_4.wmv
OLDSMOBILE COMMERCIAL (FUTURAMIC CARS) (1948) B&W SOUND121 viewsTheater advertisements for the first all-new automobile to be placed on the market after World War II, the Oldsmobile Futuramic. Just check out these futuristic cars, Sorry no I-pod support on these models.
sunbeam_bread_5_(320x240).wmv
SUNBEAM BREAD COMMERCIAL REEL 5 (1950'S) B&W SOUND107 viewsCommercial featuring a kid who looks somewhat like Alfalfa from 'Our Gang' dressed in cowboy drag lassos a loaf of white bread right out the kitchen and makes goofy poses while pointing to the picture of Gene Autry on the package, he then runs into the house with the bread and almost uses the bread as a pillow while posing. Quite funny actually, Highly reccomended!
party_doll_betty_page.wmv
PARTY DOLL1344 viewsBetty Page became a legend as a glamour model and a dancer. This film was made in the early 1950s and is in color.
star_and_garter_georgia_sothern.wmv
STAR AND GARTER903 viewsAMAZING stag reel which features Georgia Sothern (and yes! That isn't a typo!) doing her dance from the 'musical hit' 'Star and Garter' (which, amazingly after a bit of research actually existed! With Gypsy Rose Lee! Anyways, either this reel is sped up quite a bit, or Miss Sothern is very close to suffering some mal seizures, because she is SERIOUSLY whipping her head around in this one.
things_we_can_do_without.wmv
THINGS WE CAN DO WITHOUT (1953) B&W SOUND318 viewsA Pete Smith Specialty shorts series entry. Dave demonstrates a variety of household items and furniture which, while modern, is much more trouble than the progress is worth.
titanic_footage.wmv
TITANIC FOOTAGE (1912) B&W SILENT383 viewsActual footage of the Titanic, Crew, and her Survivors.
gertie_the_dinosaur.wmv
GERTIE THE DINOSAUR (1914) B&W SILENT274 viewsThis is an odd little film featuring Winsor McCay--the creator of Gertie the Dinosaur and Little Nemo. And, just as in his first Little Nemo film, much of this film features Winsor McCay with his friends (all animators and lovers of animation) and only in the second half do you get to see Gertie. Ostensively, the film is about a bet Winsor made with his friends that he can make a dinosaur come to life--and he does in the form of a short cartoon featuring the lovable character "Gertie". While Gertie is very crude and simple compared to later color cartoons, there is still a lot of charm in the character and the film is a wonderful time capsule. Of great importance to Cinephiles and lovers of early animation.


Last additions - HISTORICAL FOOTAGE
gertie_the_dinosaur.wmv
GERTIE THE DINOSAUR (1914) B&W SILENT274 viewsThis is an odd little film featuring Winsor McCay--the creator of Gertie the Dinosaur and Little Nemo. And, just as in his first Little Nemo film, much of this film features Winsor McCay with his friends (all animators and lovers of animation) and only in the second half do you get to see Gertie. Ostensively, the film is about a bet Winsor made with his friends that he can make a dinosaur come to life--and he does in the form of a short cartoon featuring the lovable character "Gertie". While Gertie is very crude and simple compared to later color cartoons, there is still a lot of charm in the character and the film is a wonderful time capsule. Of great importance to Cinephiles and lovers of early animation.

May 31, 2008
titanic_footage.wmv
TITANIC FOOTAGE (1912) B&W SILENT383 viewsActual footage of the Titanic, Crew, and her Survivors.May 31, 2008
give_me_liberty.wmv
GIVE ME LIBERTY (1936) COLOR SOUND577 viewsGeorge Washington tries to encourage gifted orator Patrick Henry to use his considerable powers to argue the case for colonial independence before the Virginia House of Burgesses, but the lawmaker's promise to his wife initially deters him. When the political climate changes, she eventually gives her consent, and Henry delivers his rousing "Give Me Liberty" speech to an enthusiastic legislature.May 31, 2008
things_we_can_do_without.wmv
THINGS WE CAN DO WITHOUT (1953) B&W SOUND318 viewsA Pete Smith Specialty shorts series entry. Dave demonstrates a variety of household items and furniture which, while modern, is much more trouble than the progress is worth.May 31, 2008
hollywood_boogie.wmv
HOLLYWOOD BOOGIE156 viewsThelma White and Her All-Girl Orchestra, Leader of the early 1940'S all female band does more singing and dancing than conducting. She is a combo of Martha Raye and Betty Hutton. Flashy Boogie Woogie number.
May 23, 2008
cherry_knight.wmv
CHERRY KNIGHT2501 viewsThis lady was one of the most successful models
and dancers of the 1940s and 1950s, with a national following. Her pictures are STILL being posted today on news groups and fan sites. The film is a fair example of her enduring appeal.
She is far from physically perfect, but it is her
earthy human quality that makes her timeless.
May 23, 2008
brunette.wmv
BRUNETTE2259 viewsBrunette woman takes it off in this vintage stag reel, done better than the blonde video.May 23, 2008
blonde.wmv
BLONDE2038 viewsBlonde woman takes it off in this vintage stag reel.May 23, 2008

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