Recorded in Seatle, WA on Halloween Night, 1991, Live at the Paramount is the only known Nirvana live show recorded on 16mm film. Now released to conside with the 20th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's watershed album, 'Nevermind', famed documentarian and music video director Lance Bangs has been personally involved in the restoration of the film and the result is, according to Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, "a pretty good representation of [the] band" in their heyday. Released September 27, 2011, the DVD and Blu-Ray contains the complete concert along with newly remastered stereo and 5.1 surround soundtracks. Setlist : Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam * Aneurysm * Drain You * School * Floyd the Barber * Smells Like Teen Spirit * About A Girl * Polly * Breed * Silver * Love Buzz * Lithium * Been A Son * Negative Creep * On A Plain * Blew * Rape Me * Territorial Pissings * Endless, Nameless
Film by Stephan Sachs.
A police officer gets tangled up in a crimelord's world.
This 1930 film, a collection of songs and sketches showcasing Paramount Studios' contract stars, credits 11 directors (including Dorothy Arzner, Ernst Lubitsch, Victor Schertzinger and Edmund Goulding). The cast features Clara Bow, Gary Cooper, Fredric March, Jean Arthur, William Powell, Maurice Chevalier, Kay Francis, Buddy Rogers, Jack Oakie, Stuart Erwin and Nancy Carroll.
Oscar nominated 1946 short documentary
Patsy Kelly is a baby sitter who has no end of problems dealing with the kids in her charge. When Harold and Genevieve sit down in the moonlight for some billing and cooing, Patsy comes along and explains to tehm that marriage equates to kids and kids equate to trouble.
Bob Schneider concert, filmed and recorded live on location at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas.
In a nightclub setting, Bob Crosby and His Orchestra play five numbers, as young couples dance in front of the bandstand, in contrasting styles ranging from Dixieland to Blues to Ragtime Pop to Swing: "How'dja Like to Love Me?", "Pagan Love Song", "Moments Like This", "Romance in the Dark" and one of the group's best-known recordings, "The South Rampart Street Blues." The featured vocalist if Kay Weber and the drummer is Ray Bauduc.
In the first of Paramount's "Headliner" series, narrator Ted Husing travels up and down and around Broadway and other main stem New York City locations, and views the likes of Earl Carroll picking show-girls for hie Varieties; Al Jolson and Jack Benny rehearsing their radio programs; and other celebs, such as Gary Cooper visiting The Big Apple, and Bea Lillie and Sophie Tucker and others caught by the Headliner camera.
"The Italian Jobs: Paramount Pictures e l'Italia" tells the story of two men, two Italian-American executives, Pilade Levi and Luigi Luraschi, who came to Italy at the end of the Second World War to recreate the Italian film industry; their work went on to have a significant influence on cinema worldwide. The idea of producing European films financed by American funds, in fact, originated in Italy with Paramount Pictures. Masterpieces such as Nights of Cabiria, Romeo and Juliet and The Conformist, to name just a few, were created precisely thanks to the work of these two men. The exclusive testimonies of Gioia Levi and Tony Luraschi, the children of the two executives, describe how their fathers were not only businessmen but how their lives were dedicated entirely to cinema.
U.S. Vice-President Henry Wallace narrates a patriotic, propaganda short designed to boost morale in the the early days of World War II.
1942 Oscar nominated documentary
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - Darkness on the edge of town - Paramount Theatre - Asbury Park 2009
An intimate and complete album performance of "Darkness on the Edge of Town" at Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, New Jersey, shot in 2009. Never-before seen archival footage from the Thrill Hill Vault including complete song performances taken from private band rehearsals, studio sessions, and live concerts during the “Darkness” era.
Documentary short film depicting the filmmaking activity at the Paramount Studios in Hollywood, featuring dozens of stars captured candidly and at work.