Descriptive Summary: 840f., b&w, a compilation reel created by Ernie Smith
1. Dance in Pajamas, silent
Corporate Creator: American Mutoscope and Biograph Co.
2. 42nd St., excerpt
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
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"
Performer(s): Jean Aloise
6. Unidentified movie excerpt
Performer(s): unidentified female dancer, Louis DaPron with Bill Wills and His Texas Playboys
Performer(s): Ina Ray Hutton and Her All Girl Orchestra
8. "La Cucaracha"
Performer(s): Rita Rio and Her All Girl Orchestra, vocals and dance by Rio
Video reference copy
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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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