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From shtetl to swing [videorecording] : a musical odyssey / Artline Films ... [et al.] present
DVDs DVDs | Seventh Art Releasing | c2005
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Imprint
Los Angeles, CA : Seventh Art Releasing, c2005.
Descript
1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Cast
Fanny Brice, Cab Calloway, Eddie Cantor, Judy Garland, Al Jolson, Otto Lederer, the Marx Brothers, Molly Picon, Maurice Schwartz, Sophie Tucker ; Irving Berlin.
Performer
Narrator, Harvey Fierstein.
Credits
Producer, Oliver Mille ; written, researched, and directed by Fabienne Rousso-Lenoir ; editor, Philippe Baillon.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
Explores the Jewish influence on American popular music in the 20th century, and its early and continuing conversation with jazz and African-American culture. Includes footage of early films and musical performances that demonstrate how Jewish Americans grew up to capitalize on a vast heritage of Yiddish music and culture, and tells the story of the cross-pollination of Jewish and African-American musical influences.
Local Note
Drct, 1-09
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ISBN
9781877684708
1877684708
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