A great day in Harlem
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DVD-ED 781.6509 GRE3035
  
Format:
DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
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Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, c2005.
Description:
2 videodiscs : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  
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System Availability:3 (of 3)
  
Edition:
Special ed.
Summary:
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.
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DVD release of the 1994 motion picture, plus a second bonus disc of "almost three hours of new video profiles of all of the musicians involved in the photograph"--Container.
"The story and sounds behind the most famous photo in the history of jazz!"--Container.
Special features (disc 1): stories from the making of A great day in Harlem; Art Kane; The next generation: Bill Charlap & Kenny Washington; the copycat photos.
The bonus disc contains an interactive program of over two hours of interviews and some new home movie footage of the musicians in Art Kane's photograph. The viewer can either click on each person to see and hear biographical information and more recent interviews, or use the Musicians A - Z index to access the same content.
Director of photography, Steve Petropoulos ; editor, Susan Peehl ; music consultant, Johnny Mandel.
Narrator, Quincy Jones.
Presented in a 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono; dual layer.
In English.
Academy Award nominee for best feature length documentary, 1995.
Contents:
Esquire shoot -- Legendary strides -- Early call -- Idols & contemporaries -- Loading the film -- Surrendering to the art -- The magic moment.
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