Join MCLM for a toe-tapping afternoon of musical shorts. This month’s program will feature Soundies, Vitaphone Shorts and musical excerpts from Dr. Mayme Clayton’s Film Collection. Artist performing on screen will feature Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Dinah Washington, Dorothy Dandridge, The Benny Goodman Trio, The Delta Rhythm Boys and more. Dr. Clayton’s son, Lloyd Clayton, will give the introductions and our special guest, film historian and archivist Mark Cantor, will discuss the history of musical shorts and their artists. Les Wills our resident film expert will join the Q&A.
Screening is FREE!
Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum
4130 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230