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Chimmie Hicks at the races (1902)
Filming of a character sketch by the well-known vaudevillian Charles E. Grapewin. On a bare stage backed by a dark curtain, a man dressed in a three-piece suit and overcoat...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Horse racing--Betting--United States--Drama; Horseplayers--United States--Drama; Gamblers--United States--Drama; Gambling--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Gambling films and programs; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:47
Popularity (downloads): 620
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Experiences in Memphis (2000)
In the fifth segment B.B. King discusses leaving Mississippi and starting his radio career in Memphis, Tennessee.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Highway 61; Memphis, Tennessee; Beale Street; WDIA;tractor driver; picking cotton; hitchhiked; produce truck; cousin; Booker White; music business; fuel tanks; job; Sonny Boy Williamson; broadcast; Helena, Arkansas; King Biscuit Time; lunch; dinner; West Memphis, Tennessee;"Blues at Midnight"; four walling; Miss Annie; 16th Street Grill; gambling; Las Vegas; jukebox; $12.50 a night; Mr. Pepper; Mr. Ferguson; country and western music; Professor Nat D. Williams; Pepticon; Hadacol; tonics; jingle;
Duration: 00:12:03
Popularity (downloads): 381
 

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