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Right on! : poetry on film

Author: Herbert DanskaWoodie KingDavid NelsonFelipe LucianoGylan KainAll authors
Publisher: Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ : Essenay Entertainment, [1993?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1968, on the streets of New York, a trio of young black performers, the Original Last Poets, were creating a hip new form of guerilla poetry woven of soul, jazz, the blues, and gospel. These poets, Gylan Kain, Felipe Luciano and David Nelson, are today being credited as the roots of rap music by many of the leading rappers.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Feature films
Music
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Danska; Woodie King; David Nelson; Felipe Luciano; Gylan Kain; Last Poets (Group)
OCLC Number: 28313435
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1968.
Credits: Director, Herbert Danska ; producer, Woodie King, Jr., Herbert Danska.
Performer(s): Gylan Kain, Felipe Luciano, David Nelson.
Description: 1 videocassette (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Poetry on film
Responsibility: director, Herbert Danska ; producer, Woodie King, Jr., Herbert Danska ; a Leacock Pennebaker release.

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In 1968, on the streets of New York, a trio of young black performers, the Original Last Poets, were creating a hip new form of guerilla poetry woven of soul, jazz, the blues, and gospel. These poets, Gylan Kain, Felipe Luciano and David Nelson, are today being credited as the roots of rap music by many of the leading rappers.

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