Swing, swing, swing!

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Subjects: Big band music
Jazz--1931-1940
Jazz--1941-1950
Swing (Music)
Short films
Formats: Video Recording, Laserdisc
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Santa Monica, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, c1994
Series: Cavalcade of Vitaphone shorts v. 1
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (506 min.) : sd., b&w, ; 12 in
Additional Authors: Vitaphone Corp
MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 0792823249
ISBN: 9780792823247
UPC: 027616392862
Videorecording number: ML 103928MGM/UA Home Video
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Summary: Classic big band and jazz shorts from the 30's and 40's
Contents: Jazz classics & other delights. Jammin' the blues -- Red Nichols & his world famous Pennies -- Ben Pollack & his orchestra with Miss Doris Robbins -- Siwng cat's jamboree with Louis Prima -- Leith Stevens & the Saturday Night Swing Club "on the air" -- "Nine o'clock folks" with Mound City, Blue Blowers, Whitey & Ed Ford
Contents: Harlems' greatest hits. Cat Calloway & his orchestra in "Hi de ho" -- Claude Hopkins & his orchestra in "Barber shop blues" -- Jimmie Lunceford & his dance orchestra with the Three Brown Jacks & Myra Johnson -- Mills Blue Rhythm Band -- Don Redman & his orchestra with Red Struggle
Contents: Big band swing. Artie Shaw & his orchestra -- Artie Shaw & his orchestra in "Symphony of swing" with Helen Forrest & Tony Pastor -- Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra -- Jimmy Dorsey & his orchestra with Bob Eberly & Evelyn Oak -- Woddy Herman & his orchestra -- Freddie Rich & his orchestra in "Mirrors" with Vera Van & Eton Boys -- Larry Clinton & his orchestra with Bea Wain -- Ozzie Nelson & his orchestra (#1) -- Larry Clinton & his orchestra with Carol Bruce, Bob Robinson & Virginia Martin -- Skinnay Ennis & his orchestra -- Larry Clinton & his orchestra in "The dipsy doodler" -- Ozzie Nelson & his orchestra (#2)
Contents: From radio and night clubs. Rambling round radio row (#1 & #4) -- Eddie Duchin & his orchestra with Sylvia Froos -- Johnny Green & his orchestra -- Hal Kemp & his orchestra -- Roger Wolf Kahn & orchestra in "The yacht party" -- Freddie Rich & his orchestra with Nan Wynn, Joe Sodja & the Three Symphonettes -- Vincent Lopez & his orchestra with Butty Hutton -- Isham Jones & his orchestra with Gypsy Nina & the Boylans -- Cliff Edwards & his Buckaroos -- Desi Arnaz & his orchestra
Contents: Born to tap. An all colored vaudeville show with Adelaide Hall & the Nicholas Brothers -- Nina Mae McKinney & the Nicholas Brothers in "The black network" -- Eubie Blake & band in "Pie, pie, blackbird" veaturing Nina Mae McKinney -- "Smash your baggage" with Small's Paradise Entertainers -- Ethel Waters in "Rufus Jones for President" -- Hal LeRoy in "Tip tap toe" with Mitzi Mayfair -- Noble Sissle & band in "That's the spirit"
Contents: Vitaphone potpourri. Bill Robinson in "King for a day" -- George Hall & his orchestra -- Stan Kenton & his orchestra -- Borrah Minevitch & his harmonica school
Contents and program notes on sheet inserted in container
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 60803843
ISBN/ISSN: 0792823249
9780792823247
0276163928
ML 103928