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Collection Performer:
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Jamal, Ahmad, 1930-  Search this
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Collection Collector:
Smith, Ernie  Search this
1 Motion picture film
Reel AC0491-OF003-1
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 840f., b&w, a compilation reel created by Ernie Smith 1. Dance in Pajamas, silent Copyright: 1903 Corporate Creator: American Mutoscope and Biograph Co. 2. 42nd St., excerpt Copyright: 1933 Corporate Creator: Warner Brothers Director: Lloyd Bacon Performer(s): Ruby Keeler 3. Turn On the Red Hot Heat [probably from 52nd Street] Performance Date: 1937 Performer(s): Dorothy Salter, Maurice Rocco and dance company 4. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, excerpt Copyright: 1938 Corporate Creator: 20th Century Fox Producer: 20th Century Fox Director: Allan Dwan Performer(s): Bill Robinson and Shirley Temple Song Title(s): "The Toy Trumpet" 5. Unidentified musical number and "Anchors Aweigh" Copyright: 1945 Performer(s): Jean Aloise 6. Unidentified movie excerpt Copyright: 1941 Performer(s): unidentified female dancer, Louis DaPron with Bill Wills and His Texas Playboys 7. "Truckin'" Copyright: 1936 Performer(s): Ina Ray Hutton and Her All Girl Orchestra 8. "La Cucaracha" Copyright: 1941 Performer(s): Rita Rio and Her All Girl Orchestra, vocals and dance by Rio Video reference copy
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 1: Ernie Smith Presentation Reels
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History