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It is, perhaps, the most neglected genre of cinema. The sponsored promotional film never gets its proper respect, any more than your average TV commercial. To be fair, it is hard to analyze films that often lack story-lines or feature major stars, although some of the animated cartoons get modest attention in small circles. Not surprisingly, they were ignored at Oscar time (with one exception listed far below) because Hollywood's bigwigs didn't view them as particularly “worthy”. Nonetheless they existed and some of those spared from the death of nitrate decomposition are quite cinematic
Tonight, we were blessed with a presentation of short subjects. I hope TCM repeats the stunt again, even though many titles were shown before. Profiled a bunch here: http://fan.tcm.com/blogpost/tcm-short-subject-schedule-starting-july-12th-2015 Two titles advertised, the Our Gang short Forgotten Babies (1933) and Stop, Look And Listen (MGM 1967), were not shown. My guess is that there was a time restraint. No matter. The latter title gets shown enough. For me, the big highlight was a scrumptious Technicolor print of the Oscar winning A Boy and His Dog (1946). I am not sure if TCM showe
T.c.m made a mistake they advertised the devils cabarete as being made in 1928.Wrong .It was made in 1930.Original. The ballarina numbers was shot as a part of the March of time 1930 .A musical revue.But it was decide not to release it.My guess they took the number and shot some more sequemces to make it a full short .To get their money back,M.g.m