HBO is currently running an excellent documentary of legendary boxer Joe Louis.
Found at YouTube from TheBrovvnBomber.
Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father’s image as the anti-Jack Johnson. Found at YouTube from HBO.
Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father as a celebrity. Found at YouTube from HBO.
Posted in Documentaries, History, Interviews, Movie Trailers, People, Sports | Tags: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, African Americans, american history, Black History, Boxing, civil rights, hbo, Joe Louis, Pugulism, racism, Sports | No Comments »
100 years of history compressed into 10 minutes of video. Found at YouTube from derDon1234.
Posted in Citizen Generated Media, Educational, History | Tags: 19010s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, Assembly Line, Automobile, Citizen Video, cold war, Industrial Revolution, Titanic, vietnam war, World War I, world war ii, WWI | No Comments »
A 1937 MGM Traveltalks production touting the beauty of Copenhagen, Denmark complete with the racial superiority attitudes of the time. Found at YouTube from YmanDK.
Posted in Places, Promotion | Tags: 1930s, 1937, Copenhagen, Denmark, MGM, racism, Tourism, Travel | No Comments »
Tasmania Tiger, Thylacine, this is the last one, died in 1936 after the species was hunted to extinction. Found at YouTube from Freddie. Boing Boing’s got the deets.
Posted in Animals, Citizen Generated Media, Educational, History, Nature | Tags: 1930s, 1936, Extinction, Tasmanian Tiger, Thylacine, Wildlife | 1 Comment »
Swiss artists Admir Jahic and Comenius Roethlisberger created 604 color pencil drawings based on frames from the popular Star Wars Kid video for this remake. Found at YouTube from hbombed via Premier Art Scene via Holy Kaw!
Found at YouTube from raze7ds.
Posted in Animation, Citizen Generated Media, Comedy/Humor/Parody/Satire, Internet Culture | Tags: 1930s, Admir Jahic, Comenius Roethlisberger, Drawings, Remake, Star Wars Kid, Swiss | No Comments »
Jesse Owens wins a gold medal at the 1936 Olympics, repudiating Adolph Hitler’s theories of racial superiority. Found at YouTube from micbec2007.
Posted in Documentaries, History, Sports | Tags: 1930s, 1936, adolph hitler, Jesse Owens, Nazi Germany, olympics, Racial Discrimination, racism, Track | No Comments »