Glimpses of the Harvard University Band, 1929
Silent movie, Black and White
Photographed and edited by L.F. Hubbard '31, Manager

This video features extremely rare film footage from the 1929 season of the Harvard University Band.  Near the end, it has footage of the University of Michigan Band at Ann Arbor.  Features glimpses of Leroy Anderson, Widener Library, Harvard Yard, and Soldiers Field.
Format Required Software Quality Notes
.mpg format

Approx. 85 MB download

Windows Media Player, Quicktime, or other player that supports .mpg video

NOTE--The fact that there is no audio on this file may produce an error in Windows Media Player.  You should be able to just click through the error, however, and watch the video.

High quality This is a hefty download, even over a broadband conection.  If you might want to view it more than once, right-click on the link and save the file to your computer's desktop.  Otherwise, you may have to perform the 85 MB download each time you want to view the file.

Special thanks to the Harvard University Archives for making this available on VHS and to Dave Habeeb for assistance with the encoding.