Puttin’ On the Ritz- Harry Richman (1930)

This clip features actor, singer and nightclub performer Harry Richman performing the song “Puttin’ On the Ritz”. The song was featured in a scene from the musical of the same name. It was written and published by Irving Berlin in...

Golden Gate City- San Francisco (1939)

This vintage travelogue was produced by Castle Films and was part of the World Parade series. The short film shows many vintage and historical scenes from San Francisco as it was in 1939. Castle Films was originally a home-movie distributor founded in California by...

College Swing Movie Clip (1938)

College Swing is a 1938 comedy starring George Burns, Gracie Allen, Martha Raye, Bob Hope, and Betty Grable. In this clip, a young up-and-coming Betty Grable meets up with other students at The Hangout near campus. She and fellow actor Skinnay Ennis then sing to the...

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