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Swingin' uptown [videorecording] : renaissance in Harlem / Northshore Entertainment ; written & directed by Marino Amoruso.

Amoruso, Marino. (Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor). Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994 (Performer, Interviewee). Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (Performer). Basie, Count, 1904-1984 (Performer). Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965 (Performer). Horne, Lena. (Performer). Dandridge, Dorothy, 1922-1965 (Performer). Waller, Fats, 1904-1943 (Performer). North Shore Entertainment (Firm) (Production company). Kultur International Films. (Production company).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0769731155
  • ISBN: 9780769731155
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (41 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [West Long Branch, N.J.] : Kultur, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Features: bonus performance clips (31 min.).
Faculty reserve.
Material for LENG-111.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Marino Amoruse ; director of photography, Warren Schaefer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring: Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Count Basie, Lena Horne.
Summary, etc.:
Explores the phenomenon of the musically spawned resurgence in Black culture in Harlem in the 1920's. Features performances and commentary by historians the performers themselves. Includes performance footage and interviews from Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and others.
System Details Note:
DVD; Region all; hi-fi.
Subject: African Americans > Music > New York (State) > New York > African Americans > Music > History and criticism.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Intellectual life > 20th century.
Harlem Renaissance.

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