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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Swingin' On Nothing (1942, Soundie)












Starring


Storyline
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra performing "Swingin' On Nothing" featuring George Washington and Velma Middleton.

Tillie (1945, Soundie)










Starring:

Storyline
Louis Jordan performing "Tillie" (1945).

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Jam Session (1942, Soundie)











Starring:

Storyline
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra performing "Jam Session."

Friday, October 19, 2018

Smile Orange (1976)






































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Storyline
Based on the stage play by director Trevor Rhone, "Smile Orange" takes place at a hotel in Jamaica where three waiters must survive tourist season. Ringo Smith (Bradshaw) is the ring leader of several attempts to swindle tourist's of their money while trying to stay out of trouble from the assistant manager. 

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