2010 Vitaphone Program

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Every year Ron Hutchinson — co-founder of The Vitaphone Project — presents a largely previously unseen collection of early sound jazz and vaudeville short subjects.

4:30 PM

  1. Minnie The Moocher – Paramount Talkartoon 1932
  2. Tal Henry & His North Carolinians – Vitaphone 1929
  3. MAMMY Vitaphone Trailer – WB 1930
  4. MAMMY Technicolor Excerpts – WB 1930
  5. Harold Arlen – Paramount Pictorial 1933
  6. Don Bestor & His Orchestra – Paramount 1936
  7. Grace Johnston & Her Indiana Five – Vitaphone 1929
  8. Wille, West & McGinty in “Plastered” – Paramount 1930
  9. Charles Ahearn & His Millionaires – Vitaphone 1934
  10. BRITISH PATHETONE 1930 – 36 Excerpts
    a) Billy Cotton & His Band
    b) Stroh Violin Duo
    c) Jack Payne Band
    d) Forsythe, Seaman & Farrell
    e) Roy Fox & His Orchestra
    f) Mario DiPietro & His Band
    g) Al Bowlly
  11. MEET THE BOYFRIEND – Paramount 1930 – Lillian Roth
  12. Venuti & Lang opening music & background

8:00 PM

  1. The Five Locust Sisters – MGM Movietone 1928
  2. “Rambling Round Radio Row” – Vitaphone 1934
  3. The Audition – Vitaphone 1932 Hannah Williams
  4. “Getting A Ticket” – Paramount 1930 Eddie Cantor
  5. Excerpt from “Flying High” MGM 1931
  6. Excerpt from “Myrt & Marge” Univ. 1934 Ted Healy / Stooges
  7. “The Wishing Stone” – Dave Apollon & Orch. Vitaphone 1935
  8. Excerpt from “Paramount On Parade” – 1930
  9. BRITISH PATHETONE 1930 – 40 Excerpts
    a) The Radio Three
    b) Pauline Ward, tap dancer
    c) Syd Milward & The Nitwits
    d) Jack Hylton’s Band
    e) Harry Roy & His Band
    f) Sophie Tucker
    g) Elsie Carlisle
    h) Joe Loss & His Band
    i) The Maestro Singers
    j) Al Bowlly
    k) Max & Harry Nesbitt
    l) The Jesters – Radio imitators
    m) George Erlich’s Orchestra
  10. STARS OF HARLEM
    a) Sissle & Blake – DeForest Phonofilm 1923
    b) Ethel Waters – “On With The Show” – Vitaphone 1929
    c) Nina Mae McKinney – “Hallelujah” MGM 1929
  11. Excerpt from “They Learned About Women” MGM – 1929
  12. Van & Schenck, Nina Mae McKinney – “Harlem Madness”

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