oldfilmsflicker:

salesonfilm, amodernmusketeer and I had a blast at TCMFF as always

On March 10, 1903 Leon Bismark ”BixBeiderbecke was born. Above are gifs of the Paul Mertz home movies, shot in 1926. Bix is with members of Jean Goldkette’s Orchestra.

Recognizable members are: 

Bix, Chauncey Morehouse, Fred Farrar, Bill Rank, Eddie Lang, Don Murray, Frank Trumbauer, Steve Brown, Doc Ryker, Joe Venuti, Ray Lodwig, Spiegle Willcox, Paul Mertz, Howdy Quicksell. (I can not verify these) 

The video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uytIrGGW3is

The 2014 Kansas Silent Film Festival.

http://www.kssilentfilmfest.org