A unique slideshow featuring the Savoy Hotel in London. It was the premier hotel in Britain in the 1920s and was the first with air conditioning and steam heating in the rooms. It also featured 24-hour room service, private bathrooms, and constant hot and cold running water.
Peter Pan is a 1924 silent film and is the first film adaptation of the play by J. M. Barrie. In this clip, Peter Pan appears to the children and teaches them how to fly. This film was released on December 29, 1924 and starred Betty Bronson as Peter Pan.
This short vintage clip features “leading Stage and Ballroom Exponents” demonstrating the latest dance craze- The Baltimore. Barrie Oliver and Beryl Evetts demonstrate this dance on stage in a spotlight. Music by Fred Rich and his Astor Hotel Orchestra.
Funny scene from the 1927 film The College starring Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, and Harold Goodwin. In this clip, Buster Keaton takes a job as a soda jerk but the results turn out to be disastrous. This movie was released on September 27, 1927.