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I’ll Take Tallulah

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Robert Davis

Description:

"A lyric video to the song "I'll Take Tallulah" from "Ships Ahoy" - the 1942 musical-comedy film produced by MGM, starring Eleanor Powell and Red Skelton. The song is performed by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, while the film was made by amateur filmmaker Robert Davis." Chicago Film Archives.


Wheels Across America

Date produced: 1968

Filmmaker(s):

Julian Gromer

Description:

"2 part edited travelogue following young men on a bicycle trip cross country (San Francisco to New York City) with Wandering Wheels, a faith based organization. Along with the noteworthy locations they visit, such as the Four Corners and New York City, this film includes much documentation of their down time and visits to Native American and small town communities to sing and meet with the people." Chicago Film Archives.


Why Whales?

Date produced: 1992

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"In October 1992, Connecticut Folksinger Donald Sineti visited Heidelberg, Germany, with global whale advocate Dr. Robbins Barstow, to sing for whales in a German-American cultural exchange program. Enjoy song concerts in castles, campus, city streets, and countryside." Archive.org


Stop Cloning Around

Date produced: 1980

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"Our hero discovers a way to make 'clones' of himself and puts on a show – including four clones singing a barbershop quartet." Oldfilm.org


Heidi

Date produced: 1977

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"A dog tells her story, and sings for you." UCLA Film & Television Archive.


Drip, The

Date produced: 1994

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"It all began when the faucet started to drip." Oldfilm.org


Baja Peninsula! The Final Frontier!

Date produced: 1960

Description:

"Edited film by Floyd Henry Wells, a retired salesman and a member of the Wally Byam Caravan Club of Airstream trailers, chronicles travel with a Wally Byam club down the Baja Peninsula. Film documents scenic landscapes, road signs and natural wonders along the Baja Pen and scenes of cities, town, churches and markets in Mexico. Film also captures local peoples including Mexican bands and dancers and a bakery with an outdoor stone oven. Some identified locations include Ensenada, Rancho Santa Ynez, El Presidente (motor lodges), Santa Rosalia, Tropic of Cancer, La Paz, Alamos, El Caracol and the Hotel los Portales. Film is narrated by his wife, Ruth Wells, who identifies many of the locations and events depicted with some historic comments or trivia. Wells also comments on various issues of importance to travelling by an Airstream trailer such as water sources and etiquette," Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum.


Canada: Land of Charm and Beauty

Date produced: 1958

Filmmaker(s):

Floyd Henry Wells

Description:

Edited film "chronicling travel through Nova Scotia, Prince Edward's Island and Cape Breton. Film includes scenic landscapes (Langdale/Bowen Island, Queen Elizabeth Arboretum, Yoho National Park, Yoho Glacier, Twin Falls, Bow Lake, Columbia icefield, Athabasca Falls, Banff, Gaspe, Cape Breton Highlands National Park), urban scenes, fishermen, outdoor garden of religious statuary, light houses, bag pipe players, Canadian Royal Mounted Police and the Lovat Scots, a boag and drum corp," Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum.


Steam Ballet

Date produced: 1968

Filmmaker(s):

John Straiton

Description:

"Those sensual machines, steam tractors, reveal a remarkable ability to perform to music." Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre.


Obey Your Air Raid Warden

Date produced: 1942

Filmmaker(s):

Robert Davis

Harry Hilfinger

Description:

"Three men encourage people to follow rules set by the air raid warden in the event of an air raid. The rules are put to song, and some rules are depicted by actors." Chicago Film Archives


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