VITAPHONE VARIETIES: 1926-1927 introduced by Ron Hutchinson, founder of the Vitaphone Project
Thursday, October 5
Ron Hutchinson, founder of the Vitaphone Project, will introduce this program of vaudeville and musical shorts from the earliest days of the sound era, featuring Al Jolson (in a sound short made a year before The Jazz Singer), Abe Lyman and His Band, Willie & Eugene Howard, The Happiness Boys, Blossom Seeley & Bennie Fields, Eddie White, Waring’s Pennsylvanians, and more – all in restored 35mm prints from the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Approx. 90 min.