From the great era of musical shorts come three gems that feature legendary black performers including Ethel Waters, Eddy Green and the incomparable Dusty Fletcher. The three featured shorts are: Mr. Adams Bomb, Bubbling Over, and Open The Door Richard.
Stars: Ethel Waters B&W 49 Minutes/Unrated
Three more rarities featuring sultry songstress, Lena Horne, Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra and the amazing Dusty Fletcher. The three featured shorts are: Answer To Open The Door Richard, Murder In Swing Town, and Boogie Woogie Dream.
Stars: Lena Horne B&W 33 Minutes/Unrated
DISC 9 / SIDE B
REACHING FOR THE MOON
Larry Day is a New York tycoon and Wall Street genius, but is anything but skilled when it comes to women. Under the spell of a beautiful young lady, he takes advice from his valet on romancing the fairer sex, and follows the object of his afection on a cruise, where he succeeds in humiliating himself in every conceivable way. The young woman, however, can see past the awkward facade, to the decent and, happily wealthy man behind it.
Stars: Douglas Fairbanks (1930) B&W 66 Minutes/Unrated
A beautiful singer/dancer turned actress and a playboy crown prince turned monarch secretly fall hopelessly in love, only to face a succession of unforunate events that challenge their relationship. Naturally, in good time, love triumphs over all.
Stars: Lana Turner (1951) Color 87 Minutes/Unrated