Jenkins Orphanage band--outtakes
Fox Movietone News Story 1-507
The Jenkins Orphanage Band of Charleston has been recognized as one of the country's important Jazz "incubators". This Fox Movietone News film is the earliest extant sound recording of the band. Brass and percussion ensemble composed of band members performing on sidewalk. Close ups of the youthful musicians playing their instruments. Shots of boys and girls dancing in front of band.
Jenkins' Orphanage Band.
Charleston (S.C.)--Description and travel.
Filmed on November 22, 1928.
Fox Movietone News (Production unit). Dion (Camera operator). Williams (Sound). 17 (Production unit).
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
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