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The Cotton Club remembered [videorecording]

The Cotton Club remembered [videorecording]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-410Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994.
  • Cotton Club.
  • Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
  • Green, Chuck.
  • Hall, Adelaide.
  • Nicholas Brothers.
  • Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949,
  • Squires, Ian.
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
  • Originally produced for the BBC in 1985 by Ian Squires with title, The Cotton Club comes to the Ritz. Telecast on WNET/13, New York, Great performances series on February 7, 1986. Narration: Ed Williams.
  • Shown in film clips: The Nicholas Brothers in The great American broadcast (1941) and Orchestra wives (1942); Duke Ellington with dancing girls in Check and double check (1930); Bill Robinson in Hooray for love (1935); and Cab Calloway dancing and singing in Cab Calloway's Hi-de-ho (1934).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-410
The Cotton Club remembered [videorecording]
Shown performing live at the Ritz Hotel, London and in interviews are Cab Calloway, Doc Cheatham, Chuck Green, Adelaide Hall, Max Roach, and the Nicholas Brothers.
Local Subject
Television. The Cotton Club remembered.
Television. Great performances.
Added Author
Green, Chuck. Performer. Interviewee
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949, dancer.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994. Performer
Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994. Interviewee
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. Composer
Hall, Adelaide. Performer. Interviewee
Squires, Ian. Producer
Nicholas Brothers.
Cotton Club.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-410
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