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Alberta Hunter [videorecording] : my castle's rockin' / Stuart Goldman Productions, Inc. ; produced and directed by Stuart Goldman ; written by Chris Albertson.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 995 37684000788586 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0803023316
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Deluxe ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : View Video, 2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
DVD bonus features: interactive menus; over 20 scene selections; four bonus audio tracks.
Formatted Contents Note:
My castle's rockin' -- Two-fisted double-jointed rough & ready man -- Darktown strutters ball -- Downhearted blues -- I've got a mind to ramble -- Black shadows -- I'm havin' a good time -- Handy man -- You're welcome to come home -- The love I have for you -- Bonus audio tracks: I got rhythm ; Sometimes I'm happy ; Georgia on my mind ; When you're smilin'.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Mary Alfieri ; research consultants, Billy Taylor, Frank C. Taylor ; directors of photography, Jack Churchill (concert), Robert M. Cohen (interviews).
Participant or Performer Note:
Billy Taylor, narrator.
Summary, etc.:
This concert film portrays the life of blues and jazz singer Albert Hunter, who began singing in Chicago in 1912 as a teenager and enjoyed a forty-year career. For this film, Hunter opened her archives to producer/director Stuart Goldman, and also provided the last filmed interview prior to her death in 1984.
System Details Note:
DVD Video; Dolby digital stereo.; NTSC.
Subject: Hunter, Alberta
African American women singers > Biography.
Women jazz singers > United States > Biography.
Women blues musicians > United States > Biography.
Documentary films
Jazz > 1981-1990
Blues (Music) > 1981-1990

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