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|America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Experiences in Memphis
In the fifth segment B.B. King discusses leaving Mississippi and starting his radio career in Memphis, Tennessee.
Keywords: Highway 61; Memphis, Tennessee; Beale Street; WDIA;tractor driver; picking cotton; hitchhiked; produce truck; cousin; Booker White; music business; fuel tanks; job; Sonny Boy Williamson; broadcast; Helena, Arkansas; King Biscuit Time; lunch; dinner; West Memphis, Tennessee;"Blues at Midnight"; four walling; Miss Annie; 16th Street Grill; gambling; Las Vegas; jukebox; $12.50 a night; Mr. Pepper; Mr. Ferguson; country and western music; Professor Nat D. Williams; Pepticon; Hadacol; tonics; jingle;
Popularity (downloads): 381
Filming of a popular vaudeville gag. Opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a lake and forest. From opposite sides of the stage enter a chimney sweep, covered...
Keywords: Chimney sweeps--Drama; Millers--Drama; Soot--Drama; Flour--Drama; Affray--Drama; Silent films; Slapstick comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Popularity (downloads): 855
|NASASciFiles - Visible Spectrum and Color
NASA Why? Files segment describing the visible spectrum and the colors that make up white light.
Keywords: Rainbow; Visible Spectrum; Electromagnetic Spectrum; Frequency; Color Wheel; White Light; Spectrometer; Pigment;
Popularity (downloads): 1660
|A nymph of the waves
Superimposition of a woman dancing over footage of crashing waves from the rapids of Niagara Falls. The woman wears a frilly, perhaps feather-trimmed, white dress with a low-cut bodice, a...
Keywords: Dance--United States; Ballet dancing--United States; Dancers--United States; Ballerinas--United States; Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.); Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Trick films; Shorts;
Popularity (downloads): 2098
Opens on a closeup of a baboon "playing" a violin, then cuts to a medium shot of the same. The baboon wears a white short-sleeved shirt with a loose bow...
Keywords: Circus animals--United States; Baboons--United States; Donkeys--Behavior--United States; Dogs--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Animal films and programs; Shorts;
Popularity (downloads): 1219
|NASAKSN - Blue Sky
Why is the sky blue?
Keywords: Alexandra Samsell; Rainbow; White Light; Gas; Scatter;
Popularity (downloads): 1490
The physics, science and applications of light.
Keywords: Perception: Light;
Popularity (downloads): 297
|To Enrich Mankind
A man in white coat talking to Archimedes in room full of stone and bronze busts of famous scientists researchers. We learn about how machines have improved Western civilization.
Popularity (downloads): 290
|Safety in Offices
This is one of the few films that shows the dangers of the white-collar life. Mandated (we can guess) to grab and hold the attention of the tired war...
Popularity (downloads): 274
How milk is made, transported and processed.
Keywords: Food: Dairy industry;Agriculture: Dairy industry;
Popularity (downloads): 163