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Lobby card for the film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Created by:
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Subject of:
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Spencer Tracy, American, 1900 - 1967  Search this
Katharine Hepburn, American, 1907 - 2003  Search this
Katharine Houghton, American, born 1945  Search this
Directed by:
Stanley Kramer, 1913 - 2001  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place printed:
Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.108.9.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1967 Columbia Pictures Corporation. All rights reserved. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5550809d6-eee5-4d2f-b964-a696c2f8db4e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.108.9.2

Film poster for Bad Boys

Commissioned by:
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films, American, 1983 - 1996  Search this
Subject of:
Will Smith, American, born 1968  Search this
Martin Lawrence, American  Search this
Téa Leoni, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 39 3/4 × 26 3/4 in. (101 × 67.9 cm)
Type:
posters
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Personal Collection of Bill Ivory Larson
Object number:
2014.35.27
Restrictions & Rights:
© Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd515d152dc-ac8c-41d9-91b2-2e0ce397b360
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.35.27

History of Jazz

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0002-1
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1929-1943
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: b&w, a compilation reel created by Ernie Smith

1. St. Louis Blues, excerpt

Copyright: 1929

Corporate Creator: Gramercy Studios, RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.

Producer: W.C. Handy

Director: Dudley Murphy

Performer(s): Bessie Smith and James P. Johnson

Song Title(s): "St. Louis Blues"

2. Black and Tan, excerpt

Copyright: 1929

Corporate Creator: RKO Radio Pictures

Director: Dudley Murphy

Performer(s): Duke Ellington, Arthur Whetsol, Otto Hardwick, Joe Nanton, Barney Bigard, Fredi Washington and the Ellington Orchestra

Song Title(s): "Black and Tan Fantasy"

3. "Rhythm is Our Business"

Copyright: 1937

Performer(s): Jimmy Lunceford and His Orchestra

4. "Reefer Man"

Copyright: 1933

Performer(s): Cab Calloway and His Harlemanics

5. Hollywood Hotel, excerpt

Copyright: 1937

Corporate Creator: Warner Brothers

Director: Busby Berkeley

Performer(s): Harry James, Benny Goodman Quartet with Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa and Lionel Hampton

Song Title(s): a. "Sing, Sing, Sing", Goodman Quartet, solos by Krupa, James and Goodman b. "I Got Rhythm"

6. Reveille with Beverly, excerpt

Copyright: 1943

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: Sam White

Director: Charles Barton

Performer(s): Ann Miller, Count Basie and His Orchestra

Song Title(s): "One O'clock Jump"

7. "Honeysuckle Rose"

Copyright: 1941

Corporate Creator: Official Films

Performer(s): Fats Waller

8. Hit Parade of 1937, excerpt

Copyright: 1937

Corporate Creator: Republic Films

Director: Gus Meins

Performer(s): Duke Ellington and His Orchestra: Hardwick, Hodges, Bigard, Carney (reeds), Stewart, Williams, Whetsol (trumpets), Nanton, Tizol, Brown (trombones), Ellington, Guy, Alvis, Taylor, Greer (rhythm), vocals by Ivie Anderson, Hayes Alvis, Rex Stewart and Harry Carney

Song Title(s): "I've Got to be a Rug Cutter"

9. Reveille with Beverly, excerpt

Copyright: 1943 Performance Date: October 8th, 1942

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: Sam White

Director: Charles Barton

Performer(s): Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, (incl: Toby Hardwick, Rex Stewart,

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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep835972b49-1ba6-4f37-b305-434c82268893
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1191

Spreading Rhythm Around

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0003-2
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1935-1944
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 918f., b&w, a compilation reel created by Ernie Smith

1. George White's Scandals of 1935, excerpt

Copyright: 1935

Corporate Creator: 20th Century Fox

Producer: George White

Director: Harry Lachman and George White

Performer(s): Eleanor Powell

Song Title(s): "It's An Old Southern Custom"

2. Born to Dance, excerpt

Copyright: 1936

Corporate Creator: MGM

Producer: Jack Cummings

Director: Roy del Ruth

Performer(s): sung by Frances Langford, Buddy Ebsen and the Foursome, danced by Eleanor Powell and Buddy Ebsen

Song Title(s): "Swingin' the Jinx Away"

3. King of Burlesque, excerpt

Copyright: 1935

Corporate Creator: 20th Century Fox

Producer: Darryl F. Zanuck

Director: Sidney Lanfield

Performer(s): Dixie Dunbar and Fats Waller

Song Title(s): "I've Got My Fingers Crossed"

4. Hey, Rookie, excerpt

Copyright: 1944

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: Irving Briskin

Director: Charles Barton

Performer(s): Ann Miller

Song Title(s): "Streamlined Sheik"

5. Broadway Melody of 1940, excerpt

Copyright: 1940

Corporate Creator: MGM

Producer: Jack Cummings

Director: Norman Taurog

Performer(s): Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell and George Murphy

Song Title(s): "Begin the Beguine"

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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep836d32fc5-d6b7-4d21-bc79-9404433b85cd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1203

History of Tap (Fascinating Rhythms)

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0008-2
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1939-1965
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 1068f., b&w, a compilation reel created by Ernie Smith

1. Steve Condos dancing with the Buddy Rich Orchestra, 1939

2. Movie excerpt featuring the Berry Brothers, 1950

3. "The World is Waiting for the Sunrise", Bill Bailey, 1952

4. Carolina Blues, excerpt

Descriptive Summary: a production number from the motion-picture

Copyright: 1944

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: Samuel Bischoff

Director: Leigh Jason

Performer(s): Kay Kyser and His Orchestra with Harold Nicholas

Song Title(s): "Mr. Beebe"

5. Bunny Briggs, 1950

6. Jimmy Slyde, 1959

7. "The Lawrence Welk Show"

Copyright: 1964

Performer(s): Arthur Duncan sings and dances accompanied by The Lawrence Welk Orchestra

Song Title(s): "Happy Feet"

8. Camera Three

Copyright: 1965

Corporate Creator: WCBS-TV, New York State Education Dept. Performer(s): Honi Coles and Cholly Atkins

Song Title(s): "Doin the New Lowdown"

Descriptive Summary: an excerpt from 491.9

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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dfcfb04e-179f-4e8a-ae95-5bb768621056
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1215

Count Basie

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0022
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 1220f., b&w, a composite reel created by Ernie Smith

Performer(s): Count Basie and His Orchestra

Song Title(s):

1. "Take Me Back Baby", vocals by Jimmy Rushing, Official Films

2. "Air Mail Special", Official Films, 1941

3. "Sent for You Yesterday", vocals by Jimmy Rushing from the short musical film Choo Choo Swing, 1942

4. "One O'Clock Jump", from the filmRevielle With Beverly, Columbia Pictures, 1943, the band includes Don Byas and Buck Clayton

5. "Sunny Side of the Street", with Lester Young, Harry Edison, Marie Bryant from the musical short, Jammin' the Blues, 1944

6. A dance number from Jammin' the Blues, 1944, danced by Marie Bryant and Archie Savage

7. "If I Could be With You", vocals by Helen Humes

8. "You're Not the Only Girl in Town/I Don't Like You No More", vocals by Joe Williams

9. "I Left My Baby", vocals by Jimmy Rushing with an introduction by John Crosby

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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep833db41b3-83d4-45d8-a94f-476c85e2a90c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1291

Gene Krupa & His Orchestra, Thrills of Music Series 2, Vol. 7

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0079
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 360f., b&w

Copyright: 1948

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Director: Harry Foster

Performer(s): introduction by Fred Robbins, Gene Krupa and His Orchestra, Dolores Hawkins

Song Title(s):

1. "Starburst"

2. "Bop Boogie", vocals by Hawkins

3. "Sabre Dance"

4. "Disc Jockey Jump"

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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep838901d7f-b095-42ab-8803-aef5cc9b0884
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1474

Musical Variety

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0085
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 1480f., b&w, An Ernie Smith compilation reel highlighting one or more World War II GI variety shows.

Song Title(s):

1. "Just a Plain American Boy"

2. "Harlem Sandman", Count Basie Orchestra and unidentified female vocalist

3. Unidentified dance number

4. Winnie Clark jitterbugging

5. "Where Are the Good Old Days . . . My Wife's A WAC", Ukelele Ike

6. Community Sing, excerpt

Copyright:

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: B.K. Blake

Director:

Performer(s): Don Baker, The Song Spinners

Song Title(s): a. "If I Could Only Play a Concertina" b. "Dear Mom" c. "Daisy Bell . . . A Bicycle Built for Two" d. "How Do I Know It's Real" e. "Deep in the Heart of Texas"

7. Winnie Clark and the Step Forward Co. with the Hal McIntyre Orchestra a. Unidentified instrumental b. "Streamlined Sheik", vocals by Winnie Clark, dance by the Harem Girls

8. "So What Serenade", unidentified male quartet

9. "There Goes Taps", Winnie Clark and an unidentified male vocalist

10. "Take a Chance", song and dance routine

11. "Great American Home", vocals by an unidentified male quartet

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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ecc22ef0-74cb-4fc7-b90f-014d903042e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1492

Don't Knock the Twist

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
Extent:
2 Motion picture films
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0115-1,2
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: reel 1: 1480f., b&w, reel 2: 1640f., b&;w

Copyright: 1962

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures Corporation, Four Leaf Productions

Producer: Sam Katzman

Director: Oscar Rudolph

Performer(s): Chubby Checker, Gene Chandler, Linda Scott, Vic Dana, The Dovells, Dee Dee Sharp

Song Title(s):

1. "Don't Knock the Twist", vocals by Checker

2. "Duke of Earl", vocals by Chandler

3. "Slow Twistin'', vocals by Checker and Sharp

4. "Yessiree", vocals by Scott

5. "Little Altar Boy", vocals by Dana

6. "The Fly", vocals by Checker

7. "Do the New Continental", vocals by The Dovells

8. "Hey Bo Diddley", vocals by The Dovells

9. "Mashed Potato Time", vocals by Sharp

10. "Bristol Stomp", vocals by The Dovells
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84882e9b5-c940-4be9-8371-7fce91bc527c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1605

Carolina Blues

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0136
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 285f., b&w, excerpt, the "Mr. Beebe" production number from the motion picture

Copyright: 1944 Performance Date:

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer:

Director:

Performer(s): Kay Kyser and His Orchestra, Ann Miller, Harold Nicholas

Song Title(s):

1. "Mr. Beebe"

Video reference copy available.
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep847cbaa90-3f5a-4f7d-a0e1-8e752f561b5f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1673

Cootie Williams, His Hot Trumpet and Orchestra

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0146
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 142f., b&w

Copyright: 1943

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures, "Film Vodvil" Series 1, Number 2

Director: Harry Foster

Performer(s): Cootie Williams and His Orchestra, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Laurel Watson

Song Title(s):

1. "I Love My Baby, But My Baby Don't Love Me [Things Ain't What They Used to Be], vocals by Vinson

2. "Giddap Mule", vocals by Watson

Video reference copy available.
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84643c220-359e-4221-9e9a-f3171c6e8054
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1705

Walk a Crooked Mile

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0173
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 655f., b&w, excerpts from the motion-picture of the same name

Copyright: 1948

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: Grant Whytock

Director: Gordon Douglas
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ca5bc7fd-1400-401b-a684-14852a62adaf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1786

Cartoon: Misc. II

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0186
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: An Archives Center compilation reel:

1. Little Black Sambo

Descriptive Summary: Sambo and his pet dog outwit a tiger.

Copyright: 1935

Producer: Celebrity Productions, Inc. Animator: U. B. Iwerks

2. Krazy Kat - Birth of Jazz

Descriptive Summary: A small creature of some sort dances and plays various musical instruments, which also play themselves. "St. Louis Blues" is performed as it would be played in various ethnic settings which are concurrently parodied including: Spanish bull fight, Russian Cossacks, Dutch, French, African, Statue of Liberty

Copyright: 1932

Corporate Creator: Samba Pictures, Screen Gems distributed by Columbia Pictures

Producer: Charles Lantz

Song Title(s): "St. Louis Blues"

3. When It's Sleepy Time Down South,

Descriptive Summary: Cartoon firemen answer a fire call at a the cartoon home of the Boswell Sisters. Then, in person, they sing "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" with the bouncing ball and then back to the cartoon and its conclusion.

Copyright: 1932

Corporate Creator: Fleischer Studios

Producer: Maz Fleischer

Director: Dave Fleischer

Performer(s): The Boswell Sisters

Song Title(s): "When It's Sleepy Time Down South"

Video reference copy available.
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82930b09a-adf9-4956-94e9-207c6e52a3fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1840

Jam Session

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0190-2
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: an excerpt from the movie of the same name

Copyright: 1944

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer:

Director:

Performer(s): Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra, Ann Miller

Song Title(s): "No Name Jive", dance by Miller

Video reference copy available.
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80396eeb0-5c1a-4a9f-9aea-ae5005465399
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1855

Telescriptions: Misc. I

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0219
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 838f. an Archives Center compilation reel:

1. Stephen Foster Medley

Copyright:

Corporate Creator: Snader Telescriptions

Producer:

Director:

Performer(s): Patricia Morison

Song Title(s): a. "Beautiful Dreamer", vocals by Morison b. "Camptown Races", vocals by Morison

2. Peggy Lee, "Manana"

3. Reveille With Beverly, excerpt

Copyright: 1943

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: Sam White

Director: Charles Barton

Performer(s): Freddie Slack & Ella Mae Morse

Song Title(s): "Cow, Cow, Boogie", vocals by Morse

4. Jimmy Noone and His Orchestra

Song Title(s): a. "Apex Blues" b. Unidentified tune with a male/female dance team

5. Over the Waves

Copyright: 1951

Corporate Creator: Snader Telescriptions

Producer:

Director:

Performer(s): Pete Daily and His Chicagoans

Song Title(s): "Over the Waves", Dixieland instrumental, Daily on clarinet

6. "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone"

Copyright: 1951

Corporate Creator: Snader Telescriptions

Producer:

Director:

Performer(s): Pete Daily and His Chicagoans

Song Title(s): "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone", Dixieland instrumental, Daily on clarinet

Video reference copy available.
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep858a92e3e-8ea9-4812-9ba6-20182da8ea14
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1954

Soundies: Misc. VI

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0228
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 995f., b&w, an Archives Center compilation reel:

1. "I'll Be Ready When the Great Day Comes" Performance Date:

Copyright: 1941

Corporate Creator:

Producer:

Director:

Performer(s): Dorothy Dandridge

Song Title(s): "Yes, Indeed"

2. "Easy Street"

Copyright: 1941

Corporate Creator: R.C.A. Productions, Inc.

Producer: Sam Coslow

Director: Dudley Murphy

Performer(s): Dorothy Dandridge, Jess Brooks, the Five Spirits of Rhythm

Song Title(s): "Easy Street", vocals and dance by Dandridge

3. "Cow, Cow, Boogie"

Copyright: 1952

Corporate Creator: R.C.A. Productions, Inc.

Producer: Sam Coslow

Director: Josef Berne

Performer(s): Dorothy Dandridge and dance chorus

Song Title(s): "Cow, Cow, Boogie", vocals by Dandridge

4. Fuzzy Wuzzy

Copyright: 1946

Corporate Creator: Sack Amusement Enterprises Executive Producer William Forest Crouch

Producer: Alfred N. Sack

Director:

Performer(s): Meade Lux Lewis, Una Mae Carlisle, Louis Jordan and His Band, Maurice Rocco

Song Title(s): a. "I Ain't Gonna Be Your Low Down Dog No More", unknown male vocalist, Lewis on piano b. "Rum Boogie", vocals and piano by Rocco

5. "I Ain't Got Nobody"

Copyright:

Corporate Creator: Carousel Films, Inc.

Producer:

Director: Performer(s):

Song Title(s): "I Ain't Got Nobody", vocals by an unidentified female vocalist

6. There's A Tavern in the Town

Copyright:

Corporate Creator: Carousel Films, Inc.

Song Title(s): "There's a Tavern in the Town", unidentified male vocalist

7. "I'm Looking Out the Window"

Copyright:

Corporate Creator: Carousel Films, Inc.

Performer(s): Herbie Kay and His Orchestra, Ellen Connor

Song Title(s): "I'm Looking Out the Window", vocals by Connor

6. The Heat's On, excerpt

Copyright: 1943

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: Gregory Ratoff

Director: Gregory Ratoff

Performer(s): Mae West

Video reference copy available.
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c55725fa-935d-4829-9313-accddf513544
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1981

Cartoons: Misc. IV

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0229
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 850f., b&w, an Archives Center compilation reel:

1. Pied Piper of Basin Street

Descriptive Summary:

Copyright: 1945

Corporate Creator:

Producer:

Director: Shamus Culhane Performer(s):

Song Title(s):

2. Hot Frogs

Descriptive Summary:

Copyright:

Corporate Creator:

Producer:

Director:

Performer(s): Duke Ellington and His Orchestra

Song Title(s):

3. The Skeleton Dance

Descriptive Summary:

Copyright: 1929

Corporate Creator: Walt Disney Pictures, distributed by Columbia Pictures

Producer: Walt Disney

Director: Ub Iwerks Performer(s):

Song Title(s):

4. Scrub Me Mama With a Boogie Beat

Copyright: 1941

Corporate Creator: Walter Lantz Productions, distributed by Universal Pictures

Producer: Walter Lantz

Director: Walter Lantz

Performer(s): Song Title(s):
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8369cbd98-e516-43b8-a18e-3bbfd63d817c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1984

Soundies: Misc. VIII

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0237
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 960f., an Archives Center compilation reel, not everything on this reel is a Soundie

1. "One for All and All for One"

Performer(s): Tiny Grimes, guitar and vocals with four chorus girls

2. The Five New Orleans Wildcats, 1935

3. Charlie Barnet and His Orchestra

Copyright: 1938

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures (Thrills of Music, Series 2, Vol. 5)

Director: Harry Foster

Performer(s): Charlie Barnet and His Orchestra, Jean Louis, Jimmie Brown, Nikolai Dancers and Fred Robbins

Song Title(s): a. "Redskin Rhumba", played over the credits b. "Prompton Turnpike"

4. Stan Kenton with June Christy

Copyright: 1945

Song Title(s): "Just a-Sittin' and a-Rockin'", vocals by Christy

5. Ethel Waters Song Title: "Am I Blue?"

Descriptive Summary: a movie excerpt, theatre setting, plantation set, male chorus

6. The International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Copyright: 1947

Corporate Creator: Soundies, an Alexander Production

Performer(s): The International Sweethearts of Rhythm featuring Anna Mae Winburn

Song Title(s): "Jump Children"

7. Larry Clinton and His Orchestra, "The Dipsy Doodle"

8. Larry Clinton and His Orchestra, "Chant of the Jungle"

9. Larry Clinton and His Orchestra, "Dipsy Doodle"

Descriptive Summary: same as #7 above

Video reference copy available.
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ec50dbc0-4def-45a0-94d7-a06de693693b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref2008

Feature Film Trailers

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Item AC0491-OF0240
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 965f., b&w, color, an Archives Center compilation reel:

1. The Jazz Singer

Descriptive Summary:

Copyright: 1952

Corporate Creator: Warner Brothers

Producer: Louis F. Edelman

Director: Michael Curtiz

Performer(s): Danny Thomas, Anitra Stevens, Peggy Lee

2. Yankee Doodle Dandy

Descriptive Summary:

Copyright: 1942

Corporate Creator: Warner Brothers

Producer: Jack L. Warner, Hal B. Wallis

Director: Michael Curtiz

Performer(s): James Cagney, Joan Leslie, S.Z. Sakall, Frances Langford

3. Blind Alley

Descriptive Summary:

Copyright: 1939

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: Fred Kohlmar

Director: Charles Vidor

Performer(s): Chester Morris, Ralph Bellamy, Ann Dvorak

4. In Cold Blood

Descriptive Summary: music by Quincy Jones

Copyright: 1967

Corporate Creator: Pax Enterprises, Columbia Pictures

Producer: Richard Brooks

Director: Richard Brooks

Performer(s): Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe

5. A Song is Born

Descriptive Summary: color

Copyright: 1948

Corporate Creator: Goldwyn Pictures Corporation

Producer: Samuel Goldwyn

Director: Howard Hawks

Performer(s): Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Louis Armstrong

6. Broadway Melody of 1940

Descriptive Summary: b&w

Copyright: 1940

Corporate Creator: MGM
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82b2e0cd2-f660-4911-a832-b400a270e1dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref2017

Louis Armstrong

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
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0322
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 335f., b&w, an Archives Center compilation reel:

1. Danish Armstrong

2. Pennies from Heaven

Descriptive Summary: b&w, excerpt, Bing Crosby sings and then a dialogue sequence with Armstrong

Copyright: 1936

Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures

Producer: Emanuel Cohen

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Performer(s): Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong

Song Title(s): "Let's Call a Heart a Heart", vocals by Crosby
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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.
See more items in:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f30f6d26-60cd-43cf-872b-800e04c833ba
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref2263

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