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The Cotton Club

Author: Avon LongCab CallowayEstrellita.Matt RobinsonNguzo Saba Films.All authors
Publisher: Norwood, MA : Beacon Films, 1982.
Series: Were you there?
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlights the lifestyle and experiences of five jazz performers who appeared in the Cotton Club shows during the Harlem renaissance era, including Avon Long, Cab Calloway, Estrellita, the Nicholas Brothers, and Matt Robinson. Presents vintage film clips of the artists and an impromptu performance by the group.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Avon Long; Cab Calloway; Estrellita.; Matt Robinson; Nguzo Saba Films.; Beacon Films.; Nicholas Brothers.
OCLC Number: 10299585
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Intended audience: Ages 12 through adult.
Issued as 1/2 in. or U-matic 3/4 in.
Isued also as motion picture.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sound, color + 1 guide.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Were you there?
Other Titles: Cotton Club (Motion picture : 1982)
Responsibility: Nguzo Saba Films ; producer, Carol Munday Lawrence ; director, Sam Lathan.

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Highlights the lifestyle and experiences of five jazz performers who appeared in the Cotton Club shows during the Harlem renaissance era, including Avon Long, Cab Calloway, Estrellita, the Nicholas Brothers, and Matt Robinson. Presents vintage film clips of the artists and an impromptu performance by the group.

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