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The Resource Bluesland : a portrait in American music, a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts Music ; directed by Ken Mandel ; written by Ralph Meyers, Toby Byron & Ken Mandel ; produced by Toby Byron & Richard Saylor, (videorecording)

Bluesland : a portrait in American music, a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts Music ; directed by Ken Mandel ; written by Ralph Meyers, Toby Byron & Ken Mandel ; produced by Toby Byron & Richard Saylor, (videorecording)

Label
Bluesland : a portrait in American music
Title
Bluesland
Title remainder
a portrait in American music
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts Music ; directed by Ken Mandel ; written by Ralph Meyers, Toby Byron & Ken Mandel ; produced by Toby Byron & Richard Saylor
Title variation
Portrait in American music
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Features rare and memorable film performances of the greatest performers like Bessie Smith, Son House, Jimmy Rushing, Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, T-Bone Walker, and B.B. King. Follows the music's many tributaries as blues flows into the sophisticated jazz of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie, the rhythm and blues of Louis Jordan and Dinah Washington, and the rock 'n' roll of Chuck Berry and Elvis
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Ken Mandel ; edited by Ken Mandel
Dewey number
781.64309
Language note
In English, with optional French or German subtitles
PerformerNote
  • Hosted by Keith David, with Albert Murray, Robert Palmer, interviewer, Ralph Meyers
  • B. B. King, Bessie Smith, Jimmy Rushing, Muddy Waters, Son House, T-Bone Walker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1937
  • 1910-1975
  • 1915-1983
  • 1945-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • King, B. B
  • Smith, Bessie
  • House, Son
  • Walker, T-Bone
  • Meyers, Ralph
  • Byron, Toby
  • Saylor, Richard
  • David, Keith
  • Rushing, Jimmy
  • Muddy Waters
  • Murray, Albert
  • Palmer, Robert
  • Toby Byron/Multiprises
  • Taurus Film GmbH
  • VideoArts Music (Firm)
  • EuroArts Music International GmbH
Runtime
85
Series statement
Masters of American music
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues musicians
  • Blues (Music)
Technique
live action
Label
Bluesland : a portrait in American music, a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts Music ; directed by Ken Mandel ; written by Ralph Meyers, Toby Byron & Ken Mandel ; produced by Toby Byron & Richard Saylor, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Originally released as an episode of the television series in 1993
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242571687
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
2057168
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)612435408
  • ocn612435408
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 0, PCM Mono. 2.0, digitally remastered, fullscreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bluesland : a portrait in American music, a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts Music ; directed by Ken Mandel ; written by Ralph Meyers, Toby Byron & Ken Mandel ; produced by Toby Byron & Richard Saylor, (videorecording)
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Originally released as an episode of the television series in 1993
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242571687
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
2057168
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)612435408
  • ocn612435408
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 0, PCM Mono. 2.0, digitally remastered, fullscreen
Video recording format
DVD

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