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Wild women don't have the blues [videorecording] / Calliope Film Resources, Inc. ; director, Christine Dall ; producers, Carole van Falkenburg, Christine Dall.

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  • 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 4340 37684001057516 Ralph's Corner - Early African American Music Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: San Francisco : California Newsreel, [2007?]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced in 1989.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Jeanne Jordan ; cinematography, Steven Ascher.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Vinie Burrows ; with: Koko Taylor, Danny Baker, Mae Barnes, Doll Thomas, Chris Albertson, Sammy Price, Ida Goodson, Blue Lu Barker.
Summary, etc.:
Through historic performances and recordings, captures the spirit of such pioneering blues women as Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Alberta Hunter, Ida Cox, and others.
Target Audience Note:
Senior high school through college students and adults.
System Details Note:
DVD-R; stereo.
Subject: Rainey, Ma, 1886-1939
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937
Hunter, Alberta
Cox, Ida, 1889-1967
African American women musicians > Biography.
Blues (Music) > History and criticism
Genre: Music vidoes.
Documentary films.
Biographical films.

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