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PERFORMING ARTS (Department of Special and Area Studies Collections): PERFORMING ARTS YOUTUBE HIGHLIGHTS

THE PERFORMING ARTS/POPULAR CULTURE COLLECTIONS in the Department of Special & Area Studies Collections contains over 200,000 individual ephemeral research items.



A sampling of favorite YouTube selections (a subjective list chosen by the curator) relating to the Performing Arts/Popular Culture Collections at the University of Florida

The incredible Nicholas Brothers and orchestra leader Cab Calloway with the show stopper of all show stoppers ("The Jumpin' Jive") from STORMY WEATHER (1943).
The official theatrical trailer for the 1963 epic "Comedy to End All Comedies" - IT'S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD.
Jerry Lewis and Sheree North enter a jitterbug contest in LIVING IT UP (1954).
Dean Martin and Red Norvo mesmerize a lounge audience in OCEANS 11 (1960).
Andy Williams, Bobby Darin and Eddie Fisher join forces for a rendition of DO RE MI on THE ANDY WILLIAMS SHOW (1966).

Yankee Doodle Dandy Trailer (1942)

The original theatrical trailer for the 1942 Warner Brothers biopic starring James Cagney as  "George M. Cohan."

Crosby and Hope, Typical Vaudeville

Bob Hope and Bing Crosby play trombone - "Chicago Style" on THE ROAD TO BALI (1952).

Bob Hope and James Cagney in THE SEVEN LITTLE FOYS (1955).


 CINERAMA motion picture trailer.















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