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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Guitar Technique (2000)
In the eighth segment B.B. King discusses his guitar technique, especially the origin of his use of tremolo.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: tremolo; blue note; bottle neck; Bukka White; steel guitar; hawaiian guitar; practice; nervous system; pizzacato; guitar like human voice; note as measuring sugar or flour; trill; Pavoroti; classical;
Duration: 00:05:32
Popularity (downloads): 536
 
Bottle and the Throttle, The
0740 PA8924 Bottle and the Throttle, The

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:10:21
Popularity (downloads): 248
 
Alphonse (1903)
Opens on a set of a saloon or tavern with a long bar and pictures on the wall that include boxers, a ballerina, and a reclining female. At the end...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: French--United States--Drama; Bars (Drinking establishments)--United States--Drama; Alphonse (Fictitious character)--Drama; Gaston (Fictitious character)--Drama; Cowboys--United States--Drama; Pistol shooting--United States--Drama; Bartenders--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Westerns; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:53
Popularity (downloads): 795
 
Foxy Grandpa and Polly (1902)
Opens on a stage with a stone fence and a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. Husband and wife team of Hart and DeMar as cartoon characters Foxy Grandpa...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dance--United States; Vaudeville--United States; Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious character)--Drama; Polly (Fictitious character)--Drama; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:30
Popularity (downloads): 1684
 
Pity the blind (1904)
Filmed version of a popular vaudeville gag, as if from the audience of a variety theater. A boy, holding a sign under his arm, leads a man onto a stage...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Burlesque (Theater)--United States--Drama; Impersonation--Drama; Blind--United States--Public opinion--Drama; Deception--United States--Drama; Voyeurism--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:51
Popularity (downloads): 857
 
A frontier flirtation (1903)
Opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. On a park bench center stage sits a well-dressed woman with a dark veil obscuring her face,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Disguise--United States--Drama; Man-woman relationships--United States--Drama; Impersonation--Drama; Men--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Women--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Cowboys--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Practical jokes--Drama; Courtship--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:48
Popularity (downloads): 1041
 
Mr. Jack in the dressing room (1904)
Opens on a stage set of the interior of a theatrical dressing room. Along a bar that serves as a dressing table sit three costumed young women--perhaps chorus girls or...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dressing rooms (Performing arts)--United States--Drama; Middle aged men--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Middle aged men--United States--Conduct of life--Drama; Women entertainers--Costume--United States--Drama; Women entertainers--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Female impersonators--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:57
Popularity (downloads): 1023
 
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
 
The Story of Hoover Dam, segment 02 of 12 (1996)
The history of the Colorado River's seasonal flows is described

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Hoover Dam;Construction;Dam
Duration: 00:02:46
Popularity (downloads): 1248
 
The Great Web of Water, segment 11 of 12 (1996)
The Central Valley has a tremendous harvest

Genre: Documentary
Keywords:
Duration: 00:04:16
Popularity (downloads): 377
 

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