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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Experiences in Memphis (2000)
In the fifth segment B.B. King discusses leaving Mississippi and starting his radio career in Memphis, Tennessee.

Genre: Educational
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;
Duration: 00:12:03
Popularity (downloads): 381
 
The chimney (1902)
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...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Chimney sweeps--Drama; Millers--Drama; Soot--Drama; Flour--Drama; Affray--Drama; Silent films; Slapstick comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:31
Popularity (downloads): 855
 
NASASciFiles - Visible Spectrum and Color (2003)
NASA Why? Files segment describing the visible spectrum and the colors that make up white light.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Rainbow; Visible Spectrum; Electromagnetic Spectrum; Frequency; Color Wheel; White Light; Spectrometer; Pigment;
Duration: 00:01:55
Popularity (downloads): 1660
 
A nymph of the waves (1903)
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...

Genre: Historical
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;
Duration: 00:00:24
Popularity (downloads): 2098
 
Animal Act
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...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Circus animals--United States; Baboons--United States; Donkeys--Behavior--United States; Dogs--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Animal films and programs; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:28
Popularity (downloads): 1219
 
NASAKSN - Blue Sky (2003)
Why is the sky blue?

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Alexandra Samsell; Rainbow; White Light; Gas; Scatter;
Duration: 00:00:57
Popularity (downloads): 1490
 
White Magic (1940)
The physics, science and applications of light.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Perception: Light;
Duration: 00:07:35
Popularity (downloads): 297
 
To Enrich Mankind (1955)
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.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:21:00
Popularity (downloads): 290
 
Safety in Offices (1944)
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...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:09:45
Popularity (downloads): 274
 
White Ammunition (1942)
How milk is made, transported and processed.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Food: Dairy industry;Agriculture: Dairy industry;
Duration: 00:24:06
Popularity (downloads): 163
 

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