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The Weavers : wasn't that a time!.

Author: Lee HaysRonnie GilbertFred HellermanJim BrownPete SeegerAll authors
Publisher: New York : MGM/UA Home Video, 1983.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documentary film about the folk singing group, The Weavers, covering their career and the effects of their blacklisting during the McCarthy era. Interviews each member of the group and shows their preparation for a reunion concert at Carnegie Hall on November 28, 1980, twenty-five years after their last Carnegie Hall concert in 1955. Includes segments of the 1980 concert.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Hays; Ronnie Gilbert; Fred Hellerman; Jim Brown; Pete Seeger; Jim Brown Productions.; Weavers (Musical group)
OCLC Number: 9820225
Notes: Made in 1981 by Jim Brown Productions, George Stoney Associates, and Harold Leventhal Mgmt.
Credits: Producers, Jim Brown, George Stoney, Harold Leventhal; director, Jim Brown; writer, Lee Hays; editor, Paul Barnes.
Cast: The Weavers: Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, Ronnie Gilbert, Fred Hellerman, with Arlo Guthrie, Don McLean, Holly Near, Peter, Paul and Mary.
Description: 1 videocassette (78 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format ; NTSC.
Contents: On top of Old Smokey --
Darling Corey --
Allelujah --
Guantanamera --
Tomorrow lies in the cradle --
Woody's rag --
When the saints go marching in; and others.
Other Titles: Wasn't that a time!
Weavers, wasn't that a time!

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A documentary film about the folk singing group, The Weavers, covering their career and the effects of their blacklisting during the McCarthy era. Interviews each member of the group and shows their preparation for a reunion concert at Carnegie Hall on November 28, 1980, twenty-five years after their last Carnegie Hall concert in 1955. Includes segments of the 1980 concert.

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