Bernstein Resigns Post As NYC Symphony Head
Million $$ In Morphine Seized
…”No gang can stand losing that money,” he said.
($1,000,000 in March 1948 had the same buying power in January 2023 as $12,785,042.74.)
Jocelyn Brando (1919–2005)
PM, March 8, 1948
“Waxey Maxie”; Paul Williams Sextette; Paul Williams; Savoy (670-B); March 1948
Photo by John DeBiase.
“Spider Sent Me”; Paul Williams Sextette; Paul Williams; Savoy (670-A); March 1948
“Blues at Daybreak”; Paul Williams and His Hucklebuckers; M. King; Savoy (773-B); March 1948
“Turtle-Rock”; Paul Williams and His Hucklebuckers; Paul Williams; Savoy (773-A); March 1948
Is Time Pink or Bilious Green?
Photos by John Albert and John DeBiase, Paramount and Metropolitan.
“Don’t Trust A Woman Blues”; Joe Swift; Red Callender’s Quintet; Joe Swift; Exclusive (264); March 1948
“Few people realize what a valuable record a police blotter is…”
“Dinky”; Leo Parker Quintette; Leo Parker; Sir Charles; Joe Newman; Al Lucas; Jack Parker; Savoy (957-A); March 1948
$235 in March 1948 had the same buying power in January 2023 as $3,004.49.
$356 in March 1948 had the same buying power in January 2023 as $4,551.48.
PM, March 7, 1948
“On The House”; Leo Parker Quintette; Leo Parker; Sir Charles; Joe Newman; Al Lucas; Jack Parker; Savoy (957-B); March 1948
PM, March 5, 1948, pp. 15 and 16, Cecelia Ager
Hellinger Film Is Love Song to NYC
by Cecelia Ager
PM, April 5, 1948
“‘Select-O-Matic’ has capacity for 100 records, can play up to 14 hours without stop. Records are played vertically.” “Another step toward uninterrupted playing of photograph records over a long period has been taken… This machine holds up to 100 records and can play up to 14 hours with out a stop… The machine is actually a juke box with a well-devolped brain…”
PM, March 5, 1948
“Hellinger Film is Love Letter to NYC…”
Movie Makers, May 1948
“… with characteristic candor, come up with a 2,000 foot 16mm film called Weegee’s New York… The Eastman Kodak Company, in returning rolls of Weegee Kodachrome, is said to have advised him to stop working in that medium.”
From the amazing Lantern, media history and digital library, website.
Film Daily, March 15, 1948, p. 8
“New York’s famed newspaper photographer, Weegee, had also shot stills and movie footage during the filming of ‘The Naked City,’
in New York and he independently and indirectly aided in the promotion.”
Shot movie footage!?!?!? Srsly… Squee! WTF…
From the amazing Lantern, Media History Digital Library, website.