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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, Q & A (2000)
In the eleventh segment B.B. King answers questions from the audience.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: John Hope Franklin; birthday; Yale University; Church of God in Christ; faith; "devil's music";aunt; mother; British musicians; Eric Clapton; Rolling Stones; The Who; Beatles; historical icon; Gatemouth Moore; Roy Brown; Stevie Ray Vaughan; favorite guitar players; George Benson; Lonnie Johnson; Louis Jordan; Bobby Hackett; Johnny Hodges; link; Mahalia Jackson; Louis Armstrong; advice; future of blues; mainstream of music; radio; Sonny Bono; copyright;
Duration: 00:16:27
Popularity (downloads): 438
 
Parade of floats, St. Louis exposition (1904)
One of the parades of floating craft held in the waterways of the St. Louis Exposition is shown in this film. The cameraman placed equipment on shore at a distance...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Exhibitions; Parade floats--Missouri--St; Louis; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:13
Popularity (downloads): 560
 
\'Till It Helps! (1959)
How the United Fund intervenes to help poor residents of St. Louis. With rare footage of low-income residential areas in the late 1950s.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social services;St. Louis, Missouri;Cities: U.S.;
Duration: 00:06:42
Popularity (downloads): 126
 
Opening ceremonies, St. Louis exposition (1904)
The principal buildings surrounding the square at the St. Louis Exposition are shown in a nearly 360-degree pan. The last portion of the film was photographed over the heads of...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Exhibitions; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:34
Popularity (downloads): 448
 
Hope Is in Your Hand (1950)
Social problems of St. Louis in the late 1950s and how they are being addressed by member agencies of the United Fund. With striking images of the underside of the...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social services;St. Louis, Missouri;Cities: U.S.;
Duration: 00:10:10
Popularity (downloads): 193
 
Long Way Home, The
How the United Fund helps the disadvantaged people of the St. Louis area, seen through the eyes of an elderly widower in search of services and stability. Writer and...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social services;St. Louis, Missouri;Cities;
Duration: 00:07:55
Popularity (downloads): 194
 
Trader Thorne (1956)
Auto dealer sales film explaining why trade-ins are necessary -- because almost all customers already have cars. Director: Jack Tilles. Writer: George Wilcock. Camera: John Niklasch. Sound: Raymond Esh. Art...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Sales;Sales training;
Duration: 00:22:23
Popularity (downloads): 186
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Teenage Musical Experience (2000)
In the fourth segment B.B. King discusses his musical experiences growing up around Indianola, Mississippi from age 14 until he left for Memphis, Tennessee in 1943 at age 18.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Indianola, Mississippi; fourteen; quartet; St. John's Gospel Singers; decision to become blues singer;television; ten cent vendors; soundies; 16mm film; Count Basie; Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; jazz; Benny Goodman; 74; 1943; 18 years old; Uncle Sam; Tbone Walker; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Lemmon Jefferson;jazz electric guitar; Charlie Christian; Django Rhinehart; Hot Club; France; 1949; 1955; radio;Lucille
Duration: 00:05:25
Popularity (downloads): 360
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Ain't that Just Like a Woman (1999)
In the fourteenth segment of the video, a student asks BB King about Louis Jordan. BB King and the band perform "Ain't that Just Like a Woman"

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Louis Jordan; Rock'n Roll; Rap music; Ain't That Just Like a Woman;
Duration: 00:04:35
Popularity (downloads): 355
 
[Television Commercials: Telephone] (1970)
Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Advertising: Television commercials; St; Louis, Missouri;
Duration: 00:04:02
Popularity (downloads): 543
 

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