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Zydeco : Creole music and culture in rural Louisiana

Author: Nicholas R SpitzerKrueger NormandEraste CarrièreArmand ArdoinBois-sec.All authors
Publisher: El Cerrito, Calif. : Flower Films, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combines cinema vérité style footage, interviews, and musical performance to present a joyful portrait of Louisiana Creole culture and their fast-paced music known as Zydeco. Shows the Mardi Gras celebrations by members of the Inseparable Friends Benevolent Society and music performed in local clubs by Dolon Carriere, Armand Ardoin, and Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Interviews
Music
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas R Spitzer; Krueger Normand; Eraste Carrière; Armand Ardoin; Bois-sec.; Flower Films (Firm); Pan American Films.; Center for Gulf South History and Culture.; Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
ISBN: 0933621353 9780933621350
OCLC Number: 17936852
Language Note: Narrated in English ; interviews in Cajun-Creole French with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from opening frames.
Originally released as motion picture in 1983, by the Center for Gulf South History and Culture.
Credits: Cinematographer, Stephen Duplantier ; editors Nicholas R. Spitzer, Stephen Duplantier.
Performer(s): Narrator, Krueger Normand.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Creole music and culture in rural Louisiana
Responsibility: Pan American Films, Inc. ; Louisiana Public Broadcasting ; Center for Gulf South History and Culture ; director, Nicholas R. Spitzer.

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Combines cinema vérité style footage, interviews, and musical performance to present a joyful portrait of Louisiana Creole culture and their fast-paced music known as Zydeco. Shows the Mardi Gras celebrations by members of the Inseparable Friends Benevolent Society and music performed in local clubs by Dolon Carriere, Armand Ardoin, and Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin.

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