Mayme Clayton – Soundies Vitaphone Shorts Sept. 22

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!

Address is:

Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum

4130 Overland Avenue

Culver City, CA 90230

(310) 202-1647

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