Monthly Archives: January 2011

Gift of Gab this Saturday at the Billy Wilder Theatre

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One of Ruth Etting’s three biggest films is being shown this week in Los Angeles, so if you’re in the area, it’s a chance to finally see a formerly “lost” film! The UCLA Film and Television Archive’s salute to vaudevillians … Continue reading

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VIDEO | It Was So Beautiful, 1932

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Ruth Etting sings It Was So Beautiful, which charted at #13 in 1932. The name of the film is omitted from the YouTube listing, but based on the costumes, the year, and the fact that it was produced by Vidafone, … Continue reading

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Universal Music Group donates Archive to Library of Congress

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Universal Music Group, the largest music conglomerate in the United States, has donated a collection of approximately 200,000 metal, glass and lacquer master discs dating between 1926 and 1948 to the Library of Congress. – Matthew Perpetua, Rolling Stone, January … Continue reading

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