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B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - B.B. King's Musical Education (1999)
In the eighth segment of the video, BB King tells the Minnechaug Regional High School students how he taught himself music.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Joseph Schillinger; music books; self-taught; cassette players; cassette tapes; musical notation;
Duration: 00:02:00
Popularity (downloads): 314
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Musical Education (2000)
In the third segment William Ferris and B.B. King discuss his musical education until age 14.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Itta Bene, Mississippi; Indianola, Mississippi; divorce; Greenwood, Mississippi; Tupelo, Mississippi; Elvis Presley; religious mother; church; Pastor Archie Fair; guitar playing in church; Church of God in Christ Sanctified; blues; gospel; Reverend Utah Smith; electric guitar; Blind Lemmon Jefferson; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Blake; Reverend Gates; Robert Johnson; great aunt; victrola phonograph; 78 records;
Duration: 00:04:04
Popularity (downloads): 556
 
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
 
Once Upon a Honeymoon (1956)
Delightful musical made to promote color telephones as a decorator accessory in the home.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Consumerism; Houses and homes;
Duration: 00:14:28
Popularity (downloads): 379
 
Andy's Animal Alphabet (1950)
Andy, a little orangutan, conducts a tour through the Bronx Zoo. He visits a series of animals, some familiar and some strange, whose names begin with the different letters of...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:10:00
Popularity (downloads): 326
 
Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco (1950)
A musical short illustrating how Lucky Strike chooses and processes tobacco. Features Frank Sinatra, Kay Kaiser and more.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:09:14
Popularity (downloads): 252
 
Chevrolet Sales Convention Musical (1954)
Rare record of song-and-dance at a Chevrolet sales convention, designed to motivate the sales force.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Sales;Industrial theater;Advertising: In-house;
Duration: 00:15:15
Popularity (downloads): 1052
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Novels and Films (1988)
Thirteenth Segment: Cleanth Brooks observes that Welty's novel Losing Battle had a visual quality, and asks whether there was any offer to make it into a film. Welty agrees that...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; novels; films; movies; Losing Battles; musicals;
Duration: 00:01:25
Popularity (downloads): 265
 
Freedom Highway (Part I) (1956)
A Greyhound bus transports us through the landscape of American mythology. Directed by Harold Schuster. Director of Photography: Jerry Fairbanks. Screenplay: Charles L. Tedford, Leo S. Rosencrans. Film Editor: Milton...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Patriotism;Transportation: Bus;Travelogues;
Duration: 00:21:05
Popularity (downloads): 164
 
Freedom Highway (Part II) (1956)
A Greyhound bus transports us through the landscape of American mythology. Directed by Harold Schuster. Director of Photography: Jerry Fairbanks. Screenplay: Charles L. Tedford, Leo S. Rosencrans. Film Editor: Milton...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Patriotism;Transportation: Bus;Travelogues;
Duration: 00:13:40
Popularity (downloads): 159
 

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