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Blackface


One of Al Jolson’s blackface acts performed by the dutch variety show artist Heintje Davids as shown in dutch movie theaters in 1930 in the ‘Polygoon’ cinema news.
The blackfaced Al Jolson starred in the very first feature length ‘talkie’ (sound film) The Jazz Singer in 1927 – with synchronized recorded music, singing and speech.
In France , right after the liberation, Robert Clary was known as L’Al Jolson français.
Footage thanks to the Open Images (openbeelden.nl). audiovisual archive of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. ① memo 20181205 ~ Blackface

Bunker Tiger Terschelling


① memo 20180611 ~ Bunker Tiger Terschelling ~ NL (English below) : Film ter gelegenheid van Bunker Dag afgelopen weekend. Verhalen van de bunkers van Terschelling , de Tiger Stelling en meer … door gids Peter de Jong bij aanvang rondleiding Bunker Museum Terschelling – Stichting Bunkerbehoud Terschelling.
EN : Film on the occasion of the Bunker Day last weekend. Stories by volunteer guide Peter de Jong on the former Luftwaffe Radar site “TIGER Stellung” and other bunkers on the Wadden Isle Terschelling , Netherlands
Filmed (with Sony RX100M2 & ECM-XYST1M mic) September 2017 at the Bunker Museum Terschelling – http://bunkersterschelling.nl – by Michel van der Burg – michelvanderburg.com | 1-memo.com