Sourire d’Avril (1906)

Translating as Smile of April, this is a waltz composed by the French composer Maurice Depret performed by The Columbia Symphony Orchestra….more

Robin Redbreast (1907)

A song about the rouge chested bird composed by Reginald De Koven, featuring some wonderful whistling to mimic the bird’s call….more

At the Moving Picture Ball (1920)

A song naming some of the great silent era actors of the time, the lyrics describing a party where all the actors mingle and dance together, with familiar names suc…more

Kinetophone Actor Audition (ca. 1913)

Recording of the voice audition of Frank Lenord from around 1913, including the reading of a letter as well as a short rendition of Hamlet’s ‘To be or not to be’ s…more