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On the road with Duke Ellington [videorecording] / produced by Drew Associates ; producer, Mike Jackson.

On the road with Duke Ellington

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD Biography Ellington, Duke (Text) 31307017374564 Movies - Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0767045548 :
  • ISBN: 9780767045544
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Docurama : [2002]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Special features: Duke Ellington biography; Ellington photo gallery; filmmaker biography; catalog/trailers for Docurama.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photographers, Abbot Mills, Darwin Deen ; editors, Anne Gilbert, Naomi Mankowitz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Don Morrow.
Summary, etc.:
Filmed at the peak of his career, this serves as perhaps the most revealing and intimate portrait of the artist ever recorded. Gives an unobtrusive look inside the colorful and transient world of the American Jazz legend, exposing the key elements that characterize and define him. Ellington as the artist performing, composing and ruminating about his life and career.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital, stereo.
Subject: Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
African American composers > Biography.
African American jazz musicians > Biography.
Biographical films.
Documentary films.

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