Descriptive Summary: 785f., an Archives Center compilation reel:
1. Jittering Jitter-bugs
Descriptive Summary: includes the Big Apple Contest of #491.251(3) and moves forward
Corporate Creator: Sack Amusement Enterprises/RKO Radio Pictures
Performer(s): Hamtree Harrington, Arthur White's Lindy Hoppers, Lee Norman's Orchestra
2. Harry Parry and His Orchestra
Descriptive Summary: Parry and the Orchestra play an unidentified tune while jitterbugs dance
3. The Magic Box,
Descriptive Summary: a pseudodocumentary on the manufacture of the "Radio Grammophone", and imitation train composition is performed by Hylton's Orchestra with a male vocal quartet.
Corporate Creator: Pathetone
Performer(s): Jack Hylton and His Orchestra, commentator Rex Palmer "Uncle Rex"
Video reference copy available.
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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
America's Jazz Heritage: A Partnership of the The Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund and the Smithsonian Institution provided the funding to produce many of the video master and reference copies.