In the early 1960’s, the Goodyear tyre company comissioned five short jazz films, featuring a handful of the leading musicians of the day in a move that was not purely philanthropic, but which also acted as part of a promotional campaign.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
In ACMI's collection