2010 JAZZ BASH FILMS SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 2010 TWO SHOWS AT 4:30PM & 8PM

Ron Hutchinson, co-founder of The Vitaphone Project, will present a largely previously unseen collection of early sound jazz and vaudeville short subjects. Two different shows: First show from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM and second show beginning at 8:00 PM.

4:30 PM SHOW

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
Venuti & Lang opening music & background

8:00 PM SHOW

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
Van & Schenck, Nina Mae McKinney – “Harlem Madness”

THE VITAPHONE PROJECT was founded in 1991 and seeks out lost 16” soundtrack discs and mute film elements of 1926-30 sound-on-disk talkie shorts and features for restorations. To date, over 3500 disks have been found, and over 100 shorts and 10 features have been restored, in cooperation with UCLA, Warner Brothers, BFI, The Library Of Congress, and private collectors. Go to www.vitaphoneproject.com for the Project’s website. Contact co-founder Ron Hutchinson at ron@vitaphoneproject.com.

The next screening of restored Vitaphone shorts is at Film Forum in NYC on 7/20/10.