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.
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.
Berlin in the Olympic summer 1936. A Nazi propaganda film and a portrait in colour of the early 20th century city.
A short documentary produced by the French section of the Workers' International.
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.
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
In revolution-torn China, American mercenary O'Hara is entrusted with a perilous mission, to get arms for the helpless authorities in a province ravaged by warlord General Yang. On the train to Shanghai, he meets Judy Perrie, whose father is in league with Yang. Will Judy regret agreeing to lure O'Hara to his doom, and if so, can she make it up to him? The balance of power seesaws to a perilous conclusion.
An expert on Russian art apparently doesn't know as much about it as he thinks he does.
Dave Apollon is a one-man production staff, who puts on a stage show as writer, director, producer, bandleader, art director, and other jobs.