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Inspiring figures : Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald.

Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Duke Ellington. (Added Author). Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Ella Fitzgerald. (Added Author). Weston Woods Studios. (Added Author). Scholastic Inc. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library DVD 781.65 INS 000155570 Video -- Family Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0439799317
  • ISBN: 9780439799317
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (35 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Westport, CT] : Weston Woods Studios ; ©2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Public performance DVD."--Container box.
Formatted Contents Note:
Duke Ellington (17 min.) / Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney -- Ella Fitzgerald: the tale of a vocal virtuosa (18 min.) / Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Joel Goodman, Duke Ellington.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrators, Forest Whitaker, Billy Dee Williams.
Summary, etc.:
Duke Ellington: " Duke Ellington was hailed as the King of the Keys. During his career, he wrote, played and painted music with his band's fine sound."--Container box.
Ella Fitzgerald: the tale of a vocal virtuosa: "Told in the voice of a cool cat named Scat, this dramatic story tells how Ella got her sound on the way to a most remarkable and inspiring career."--Container box.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 > Juvenile films.
Fitzgerald, Ella > Juvenile films.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Fitzgerald, Ella.
Jazz musicians > United States > Biography.
Jazz singers > United States > Biography.
African American musicians > Biography.
Children's films.
African Americans > Biography.
African American musicians.
Children's films.
Jazz musicians.
Jazz singers.
United States.
Genre: DVD-Video discs > 2005.
Public performance films.
Animated films.
Biographical films.
Children's films.
Juvenile works.
Short films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Animated films.
Biographical films.
Animated films.
Children's films.
Short films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.