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Author: Forest Whitaker; Diane Venora; Clint Eastwood; Warner Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1989, 1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Drama
Feature films
Musical films
Named Person: Charlie Parker; Charlie Parker
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Forest Whitaker; Diane Venora; Clint Eastwood; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 19916337
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: "11820."
Videocassette release of the 1988 motion picture.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Rated R.
In stereo.
Credits: Producer/director, Clint Eastwood ; writer, Joel Oliansky ; music score, Lennie Niehaus.
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora.
Awards: Cannes Film Festival, 1998: Best actor (Whitaker); Golden Globe Awards, 1989: Best director.
Description: 1 videocassette (161 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Inc.
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The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations.

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