The Resource Jazz, Episode five, Swing, pure pleasure, a Florentine Films production ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)

Jazz, Episode five, Swing, pure pleasure, a Florentine Films production ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)

Label
Jazz, Episode five, Swing, pure pleasure
Title
Jazz
Title number
Episode five
Title part
Swing, pure pleasure
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Title variation
Swing, pure pleasure
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the mid 1930s, as the Great Depression refuses to lift, Benny Goodman finds himself hailed as the "King of Swing" and becomes the first white bandleader to hire black musicians. He has a host of rivals among them, Chick Webb, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Lunceford, Glen Miller and Artie Shaw. Louis Armstrong heads a big band of his own, while Duke Ellington continues his independent course, but great black artists still can't eat or sleep in many of the hotels where they perform. Billie Holiday emerges from a childhood of tragedy to begin her career as the greatest of all female jazz singers
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Cataloging source
MTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Sarah E. Hill, and Shannon Robards
Dewey number
781.65
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
ML3508
LC item number
.J39 2004 Disc 5
PerformerNote
  • Commentary, Wynton Marsalis, Artie Shaw, Joya Sherrill, Albert Murray, Margo Jefferson, James Maher, Gary Giddins, James Lincoln Collier, Milt Hinton, John Sanders, Dave Brubeck, Harry Edison, Jimmy Rowles, Lionel Hampton, Helen Oakley Dance, Stan Levy
  • Narrator, Keith David
Runtime
87
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Jazz, Episode five, Swing, pure pleasure, a Florentine Films production ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)
Label
Jazz, Episode five, Swing, pure pleasure, a Florentine Films production ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as part of the television mini-series Jazz in 2000
  • Includes information on songs featured in the episode, music information cards, record company information, and music and photo credits
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Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm65196370
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368858046
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
88580
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)65196370
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation, Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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