Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by MMV Image Entertainment, c2005.
Special ed. ; fullscreen version.
2 videodiscs (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Narrator, Quincy Jones.
Co-producer, Matthew Seig ; writers, Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig ; director of photography, Steve Petropoulos ; editor, Susan Peehl ; music consultant, Johnny Mandel ; director, Jean Bach.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Special features: "Art Kane", "Bill Charlap and Kenny Washington", "Copycat Photos" and "Stories from the making of 'A great day in Harlem'".
Special features (disc 2): interactive program of over two hours of interviews and some new home movie footage of the musicians in Art Kane's photograph. Besides clicking on each person to see and hear biographical information and more recent interviews, there is a Musician's A - Z Index with the names of the 59 people in the photograph.
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