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Eubie [videorecording]

Title
Eubie [videorecording] / E.M.A. Productions and Group W Cable in association with Showtime Entertainment ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; produced by Bill Siegler ; music by Eubie Blake ; staged by Ron Abbott ; choreography and tap choreography by Henry Le Tang.
Publication
c1980.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) ( 83 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Pamela Koslow.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Musicals.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from original container. End credits on frame.
Credits (note)
  • Musical direction and arrangements, Danny Holgate ; costumes, Bernard Johnson ; executive producer, Bob Rubin. Broadway production conceived and directed by Julianne Boyd ; original choreography and staging, Billy Wilson ; original set design, Karl Eigsti.
Performer (note)
  • Terry Burrell, Leslie Dockery, Lynnie Godfrey, Gregory Hines, Maurice Hines, Donna Ingram, David Jackson, Mel Johnson Jr., Bernard J. Marsh, Alaina Reed, Jeffery V. Thompson.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in performance onstage.
Contents
Prologue -- Shuffle along -- In honeysuckle time -- I'm just wild about Harry / includes tap solo by Maurice Hines -- Baltimore buzz -- Daddy -- I'm a great big baby -- My handyman ain't handy no more -- Low down blues / sung by Gregory Hines -- Gee, I wish I had someone to rock me in the cradle of love -- Low down blues (reprise) -- High steppin' days -- Dixie moon / includes tap duet by Gregory Hines and Maurice Hines -- Weary -- Roll Jordan -- Memories of you -- If you've never been vamped by a brownskin / Gregory Hines plays the role of a judge in this number -- You got to git the gittin' while the gittin's good / sung and danced by Maurice Hines -- Oriental blues -- I'm craving for that kind of love -- Hot feet / sung and danced by Gregory Hines -- Good night Angeline -- Finale: I'm just wild about Harry (reprise).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8046
Title
Eubie [videorecording] / E.M.A. Productions and Group W Cable in association with Showtime Entertainment ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; produced by Bill Siegler ; music by Eubie Blake ; staged by Ron Abbott ; choreography and tap choreography by Henry Le Tang.
Imprint
c1980.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Musical direction and arrangements, Danny Holgate ; costumes, Bernard Johnson ; executive producer, Bob Rubin. Broadway production conceived and directed by Julianne Boyd ; original choreography and staging, Billy Wilson ; original set design, Karl Eigsti.
Cast
Terry Burrell, Leslie Dockery, Lynnie Godfrey, Gregory Hines, Maurice Hines, Donna Ingram, David Jackson, Mel Johnson Jr., Bernard J. Marsh, Alaina Reed, Jeffery V. Thompson.
Event
Recorded in performance onstage.
Summary
Revue of songs and dances to the music of African-American composer Eubie Blake (1883-1983). This production lacks some of the numbers performed in the original Broadway show.
Local Subject
Musical comedies. Eubie.
Added Author
Halvorson, Gary. Director
Siegler, Bill. Producer
Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983. Composer
Le Tang, Henry, choreographer.
Abbott, Ron. Restager
Holgate, Danny. Conductor
Holgate, Danny. Arranger
Johnson, Bernard. Costume designer
Hines, Gregory, performer.
Hines, Maurice, performer.
Burrell, Terry. Performer
Dockery, Leslie. Performer
Godfrey, Lynnie. Performer
Ingram, Donna. Performer
Jackson, David. Performer
Johnson, Mel, performer.
Marsh, Bernard J. Performer
Reed, Alaina. Performer
Thompson, Jeffery V. Performer
E. M. A. Productions.
Group W Cable Inc.
Added Title
Gift of Pamela Koslow.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8046
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