- Title: CF797
Black man in cap lays on pavement, young black man sits looking depressed, old man sits on steps and reads newspaper, vs men on streets out of work, looking for jobs in newspaper, smoking, sitting around fire, at employment agency, browsing outside shop, queue of unemployed black men, slow track showing cu faces of black unemployed men and women in queue, vs shows man working in factory, teacher writing on board, secretary, playing accordian, landscape painter, cu watercolour painting, construction work, drawing liquid from vat, feeding child, men off coaches to work site, queues of men, men running, working in quarry, bulldozer / earth mover, men laying road, housebuilding, demolition.
Ls outdoor swimming pool in city, ms laughing children in swimming pool, vs boys dive from diving board, nurse bandages boy's foot, small children play in paddling pool, black and white children play on swings in playground, boy toddler pushed in baby swing, vs children play in nursery, eat lunch, nurse spoons cod liver oil into children's mouths, children have afternoon nap, vs cu faces of sleeping children, women learning literacy, men and women at adult learning centre, young boys learn electronics, young women use card indexes, women learn to type, secretarial college, cu hands typing, women learn to cook at catering college, cut out shapes for sandwiches, spoon mixture onto plate, take cakes out of oven, learn to make bed, hospital corners, learn to bathe baby using doll, feeding woman patient, working in laundry, making repairs to clothes, at sewing machines.
Group of men and women singers around piano,sing classical song conducted by William Lawrence, spiritual singing group directed by Juanita Hall, cu singers, ls theatre, Macbeth performed on stage, vs ms and cu shots of actor playing Macbeth and scenes from play. Orson Welles directed, all black cast of MacBeth - Voodoo Macbeth.
1940s. The Andrews Sisters introduce themselves in recording studio, they shake hands with Colonel Bronson, he thanks them for making V for Victory discs for the war effort, Andrews Sisters sing Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.
Factory making vinyl records, pressing discs, cu man holds disc, disc pressing machine, cu record / disc, women packaging records in cardboard sleeves, men box records for despatch, worker shows soldier how disc is pressed.
- Keywords:USA, GREAT DEPRESSION, EMPLOYMENT, UNEMPLOYMENT, JOBS, BLACK CULTURE, LIFESTYLE, WW2, WORLD WAR TWO, SINGING, MUSIC, RECORD INDUSTRY
- Master Title:CF797