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History of Jazz with Willis Conover

Subject of:
Willis Clark Conover Jr., American, 1920 - 1996  Search this
Eureka Brass Band, American, founded ca. 1920  Search this
Buddy Bolden, American, 1877 - 1931  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:14:39
Physical extent (film): 500 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.10.1a
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Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57a007d44-a173-4b54-bd46-34fed497c4e2
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Film clip of "One 'O Clock Jump" from The Powers Girl

Directed by:
Norman Z. McLeod, American, 1898 - 1964  Search this
Subject of:
Benny Goodman Orchestra, American  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:01:50
Physical extent (film): 75 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1943
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.12.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd575bf7694-7e11-4417-9e06-537a2797c98c
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.12.1a

Jittering Jitterbugs

Directed by:
Walter Graham  Search this
Distributed by:
Sack Amusement Enterprises, American, 1920 - 1979  Search this
Subject of:
Hamtree Harrington, American, 1886 - 1954  Search this
Arthur White's Lindy Hoppers, American  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:08:18
Physical extent (film): 300 ft
Type:
sound films
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1943
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Dance  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.13.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56b9d90d5-3806-411c-8c47-3df757a089b8
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.13.1a

Film clips from Artistry in Rhythm

Directed by:
Lewis Collins, American, 1899 - 1954  Search this
Subject of:
The Tailor Maids, American, founded 1950  Search this
Gene Howard, American, 1920 - 1993  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:04:30
Physical extent (film): 200 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.14.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© Universal Pictures. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd527ae084f-d782-40a3-bfa3-210d5e5e6cec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.14.1a

Film clip from Feather on Jazz: Jazz in the Concert Hall

Subject of:
Leonard Feather, British American, 1914 - 1994  Search this
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Benny Goodman, American, 1909 - 1986  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:08:10
Physical extent (film): 300 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.18.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Portfolio/Series:
Feather on Jazz
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57392e872-4692-485d-a106-f6785c2ed1fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.18.1a

Dixieland Jamboree

Produced by:
Gordon Hollingshead, American, 1892 - 1952  Search this
Subject of:
The Three Whippets, American  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
The Five Racketeers, American  Search this
Adelaide Hall, American, 1901 - 1993  Search this
Fayard Nicholas, American, 1914 - 2006  Search this
Harold Nicholas, American, 1921 - 2000  Search this
Eunice Wilson, American, 1911 - 1984  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:09:39
Physical extent (film): 400 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.19.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© Warner Brothers Pictures. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5496e8af8-8c35-4ffb-b18d-adde274904b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.19.1a

Life in Harlem: A Documentary Film of America's Negro Metropolis

Created by:
Edward W. Lewis, American, born ca. 1914  Search this
Produced by:
Harry M. Popkin, American, 1906 - 1991  Search this
Distributed by:
Sack Amusement Enterprises, American, 1920 - 1979  Search this
Subject of:
Father Divine, American, ca. 1876 - 1965  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:10:06
Physical extent (film): 400 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.20.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c90653de-e6b3-4fa8-ba78-91d70cff5e5e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.20.1a

S-Wing it!: The "Cats" Yowl in Carnegie Hall

Distributed by:
RKO-Pathe, Inc., American, founded 1931  Search this
Subject of:
Benny Goodman, American, 1909 - 1986  Search this
Benny Goodman Orchestra, American  Search this
Carnegie Hall, American, founded 1891  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digitial file): 00:01:27.
Physical extent (film): 60 ft
Type:
silent films
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1938
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.27.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b85bd80d-8d1b-4d59-b25e-b6115f041186
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.27.1a

Jammin' the Blues

Directed by:
Gjon Mili, Albanian American, 1904 - 1984  Search this
Distributed by:
Warner Bros. Pictures, American, founded 1923  Search this
Subject of:
Lester Young, American, 1909 - 1959  Search this
Red Callender, American, 1916 - 1992  Search this
Sidney Catlett, American, 1910 - 1951  Search this
Marie Bryant, American, 1919 - 1978  Search this
Archie Savage, American, 1914 - 2003  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:10:44
Physical extent (film): 360 ft
Type:
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.28.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© Warner Brothers Pictures. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f3e4a5a5-e2fa-47f7-8926-263188c879ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.28.1a

Film clips from Westinghouse Preview Theatre: The Benny Goodman Show

Created by:
Universal Network Television, American, founded 1950  Search this
Produced by:
Benny Goodman, American, 1909 - 1986  Search this
Subject of:
Benny Goodman, American, 1909 - 1986  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:17:49
Physical extent (film): 700 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Anaheim, Orange County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.36.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5013c86f7-a37e-4e22-84cc-a0be718a1727
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.36.1a

Film clips from Jazz Ball

Directed by:
Leslie Roush, American, 1901 - 1977  Search this
Narrated by:
Ben Grauer, American, 1908 - 1977  Search this
Subject of:
Betty Hutton, American, 1921 - 2007  Search this
Henry Busse, American, 1894 - 1955  Search this
Isham Jones, American, 1894 - 1956  Search this
Bob Chester, American, 1908 - 1977  Search this
Gene Krupa, American, 1909 - 1973  Search this
Peggy Lee, American, 1920 - 2002  Search this
Buddy Rich, American, 1917 - 1987  Search this
Artie Shaw, American, 1910 - 2004  Search this
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Lawrence Welk, American, 1903 - 1992  Search this
Johnnie Davis, American, 1910 - 1983  Search this
Hal Kemp, American, 1904 - 1940  Search this
Will Mastin Trio, American  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:26:22
Physical extent (film): 1000 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.38.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© Republic Pictures Corporation. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5047ea308-8909-4054-b6fc-6d9fcd9e2178
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.38.1a

Ebony Parade

Produced by:
William Forest Crouch, American, 1904 - 1968  Search this
Subject of:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Count Basie, American, 1904 - 1984  Search this
Dorothy Dandridge, American, 1922 - 1965  Search this
Francine Everett, American, 1915 - 1999  Search this
Mantan Moreland, American, 1902 - 1973  Search this
Day, Dawn, and Dusk, American, 1940 - 1960  Search this
Vanita Smythe, American, 1925 - 1994  Search this
Pat Flowers, American, 1917 - 2000  Search this
Dewey Brown  Search this
The Mills Brothers, American, 1928 - 1982  Search this
Ruby Hill, American, born 1922  Search this
Mable Lee, American, 1921 - 2019  Search this
The Jubalaires, American, c. 1940-1950  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:27:22
Physical extent (film): 1100 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Race films  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.39.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e98e5ff3-cc7b-491d-8eca-f8841c969077
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.39.1a

Camera Three: The Jazz of Wilbur de Paris

Produced by:
CBS Broadcasting, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
Directed by:
Anthony Farrar  Search this
Subject of:
Wilbur de Paris, American, 1900 - 1973  Search this
The Townsmen  Search this
James Macandrew, Scottish American, ca. 1907 - 1988  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:25:46
Physical extent (film): 990 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Film  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.41.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Portfolio/Series:
Camera Three
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a6ec1de2-dad0-456e-ad6a-4c401a42f6d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.41.1a

The Subject Is Jazz: Early Jazz

Produced by:
George Norford, American  Search this
Universal Network Television, American, founded 1950  Search this
Subject of:
Wilbur de Paris, American, 1900 - 1973  Search this
Gilbert Vivian Seldes, American, 1893 - 1970  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:30:11
Physical extent (film): 1200 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.42.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Subject Is Jazz
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd513a88c2e-55fd-4801-aff8-a5a5e17709b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.42.1a

Charles Lloyd: Journey Within

Created by:
Eric Sherman, American  Search this
Subject of:
Charles Lloyd, American, born 1938  Search this
Keith Jarrett, American, born 1945  Search this
Jack DeJohnette, American, born 1942  Search this
Ron McClure, American, born 1941  Search this
George Avakian, Armenian American, 1919 - 2017  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:57:18
Physical extent (film): 1920 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Prague, Czech Republic, Europe
Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Film  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.44.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© Eric Sherman. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5571f50a3-c094-428c-953a-18ca103946e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.44.1a

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