Please Share if You Like This PostThe Band Beautiful is a Vitaphone music short which dates back to 1928. It features The Ingenues, an all-girl jazz band based in Chicago. In this clip, they break out the banjos and perform their version of “Chasing the Blues Away”.
Please Share if You Like This PostSt. Louis Blues is a two reel short film and stars female blues singer Bessie Smith. This sound clip features Smith in an African-American speakeasy of the prohibition era singing the W. C. Handy standard, “St. Louis Blues”. Bessie Smith was one of the most popular female blues singer […]
Please Share if You Like This PostWatch as Eddie Cantor sings “The Dumber They Are, the Better I Like ‘Em,” and “Oh, Gee, Georgie”. This short was shown at the Rivoli Theater in New York City in April, 1923.
Please Share if You Like This PostA fun look back at life in the ‘Roaring 20s’. This vintage clip features dances popular at the time, as well as fashion and hairstyles common to the period.