La Revue Des Revues- Josephine Baker (1927)

This clip from the 1927 French film La Revue Des Revues features dancer, singer, and actress Josephine Baker. The story follows Paris nightlife as it was in 1927. The Jazz Age was in full swing at the time and Baker was the highest-paid entertainer in Europe. The film...

The Ingenues- The Band Beautiful (1928)

The 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...

Blood and Sand- Rudolph Valentino (1922)

Clip from the 1922 silent film Blood and Sand featuring Rudolph Valentino as Juan Gallardo, a young Spaniard who achieves his dream of becoming a famous toreador. This movie was produced by Paramount Pictures, directed by Fred Niblo and stars Rudolph Valentino, Lila...

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