- What: Mel Blanc Project Screening Series Night 4
- Where: The Secret Society 116 NE Russell Portland, OR
- When: Tuesday, May 31, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
- How Much: $6 suggested donation
I Love to Singa (1936) WB Cartoon Young Owl Jolson is a disappointment to his classical music loving father. Kicked out of the house, he finds redemption singing jazz on an amateur hour radio show hosted by Jack Bunny.
Midnight Melodies (1936) Loretta Lee, Ed Paul, Jack Gilford Live action. Incredibly rare film featuring the Ed Paul Orchestra doing a radio broadcast. Featured throughout is the young comedian Jack Gilford, making his first of many film and television appearances, but eight years before his next film appearance.
GI Journal with Mel Blanc (c1944) Live action. Army-Navy Screen Magazine recreation of a radio broadcast features Mel Blanc as the character Sad Sack. Extremely rare footage of Blanc performing live. Also featuring Lucille Ball and Kay Kyser.
God Bless America (1943) Live action. Technicolor clip from This is the Army (1943). Features Kate Smith introducing the famous Irving Berlin song in the form of a radio broadcast heard by the nation and by soldiers over seas. Among the listeners are George Murphy, who later became a United States Senator, and a fresh faced nobody named Ronald Reagan.