The Resource A Great day in Harlem, a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig ; the photograph by Art Kane, (videorecording)

A Great day in Harlem, a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig ; the photograph by Art Kane, (videorecording)

Label
A Great day in Harlem
Title
A Great day in Harlem
Statement of responsibility
a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig ; the photograph by Art Kane
Contributor
Screenwriter
Film editor
Musician
Narrator
Publisher
Photographer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Awards note
Academy Award nominee for best feature length documentary, 1995.
Cataloging source
KBE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Steve Petropoulos ; editor, Susan Peehl ; music consultant, Johnny Mandel
Dewey number
781.65/092/09747/1
LC call number
ML394
LC item number
.G74 2005
PerformerNote
Narrator, Quincy Jones
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1933-
  • 1918-2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jones, Quincy
  • Bach, Jean
  • Seig, Matthew
  • Peehl, Susan
  • Kane, Art
  • Mandel, Johnny
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz musicians
  • Jazz musicians
  • Jazz
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A Great day in Harlem, a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig ; the photograph by Art Kane, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Esquire shoot -- Legendary strides -- Early call -- Idols & contemporaries -- Loading the film -- Surrendering to the art -- The magic moment
Control code
ocm62939085
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
780.922 G798 ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; [B14MD155, #7, 4@24.99, LAP/MJ]
Other control number
014381303520
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
HVE3035DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62939085
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; dual layer ; region 0 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A Great day in Harlem, a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig ; the photograph by Art Kane, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Esquire shoot -- Legendary strides -- Early call -- Idols & contemporaries -- Loading the film -- Surrendering to the art -- The magic moment
Control code
ocm62939085
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
780.922 G798 ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; [B14MD155, #7, 4@24.99, LAP/MJ]
Other control number
014381303520
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
HVE3035DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62939085
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; dual layer ; region 0 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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