Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Gordon is too busy sparring with a dirt-dishing gossip columnist to notice, but his wisecracking, heart-of-gold secretary certainly does. She and Irene must use their wits to show him what he's missing!
A propaganda film of the communist party of France, showing how the comrades help the proletariat against the capitalists.
The wisp of a storyline involves two-bit radio station owner Spud Miller, who doubles as the station's sole announcer while his comic partner Smiley serves as the house crooner. On the verge of bankruptcy, Spud is receptive to the wacky notions of George and Gracie, who've just invented a television device which can pick up and transmit any signal, any time, anywhere.
A Spanish documentary from Jean-Paul Le Chanois & Luis Buñuel made during the Spanish Civil War.
Time marches on.
A brief glimpse at public life in Berlin, 1936.
In 1936, two female artists (a singer and a pianist) visit the city of Lushnja, which was very conservative.
A short documentary produced by the French section of the Workers' International.
Berlin in the Olympic summer 1936. A Nazi propaganda film and a portrait in colour of the early 20th century city.
The film chronicles the story of how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual benefit, a small sports event into the modern Olympics. The grand themes and controversial issues from the 1936 Games have continued to this day: Monumentality, budget overruns, collusion with authoritarian regimes, corruption and sometimes even bribery.
The gang puts on a show, everything goes well, except they're missing an act.
By means of a chronological arrangement of historical video material from the Istituto Luce archives, it tells the story of Fascist Italy's ambitions in Africa and the role they played in shaping fascist ideology and the stance of the fascist regime in the Western world at the height of the age of colonialism and aggressive European expansionism.
Assesses the contribution made by British avant-garde composer, Cornelius Cardew, to contemporary music. Includes interviews with Stockhausen and other composers, and extracts from Cardew's own works.
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
An aspiring photographer and his bumbling assistant go to great lengths to take a picture of a beautiful actress whose wealthy husband does not want her photographed.