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A great day in Harlem

Author: Jean BachMatthew SeigSusan PeehlQuincy JonesDizzy GillespieAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, 1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A great day in Harlem tells the story of Art Kane's famous 1958 group photograph of the jazz greats of the period. Includes home movie footage of that day of the musicians arriving and greeting each other the morning of the shoot. Also includes conversations with musicians and archival performance footage.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Dizzy Gillespie; Dizzy Gillespie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Bach; Matthew Seig; Susan Peehl; Quincy Jones; Dizzy Gillespie; Milt Hinton; Jonah Jones; Castle Hill Productions.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 43459413
Notes: DVD release of the 1994 motion picture.
"Presented in a 1.33:1 aspect ratio"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Steve Petropoulos ; editor, Susan Peehl ; music consultant, Johnny Mandel.
Performer(s): Narrator, Quincy Jones.
Awards: Academy Award nominee for best feature length documentary, 1995.
Description: 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: A great day in Harlem (60 min.) --
The spitball story / Castle Hill Productions ; a film by Jean Bach ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig (21 min.).
Other Titles: Spitball story.
Responsibility: Castle Hill Productions ; a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig.

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A great day in Harlem tells the story of Art Kane's famous 1958 group photograph of the jazz greats of the period. Includes home movie footage of that day of the musicians arriving and greeting each other the morning of the shoot. Also includes conversations with musicians and archival performance footage.

The spitball story is a short film about Dizzy Gillespie's antics as a performer in Cab Calloway's band. Includes interviews with Milt Hinton, Dizzy Gillespie, and Jonah Jones, as well as archival performance footage.

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