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Title A great day in Harlem [(DVD) videorecording] / a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig ; the photograph by Art Kane.

Edition Special edition.
Publication Info. Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [date of publication not identified]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  781.65092 GRE    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono; dual layer.
Performer Narrator, Quincy Jones.
Note Program content c1994.
Credits Director of photography, Steve Petropoulos ; editor, Susan Peehl ; music consultant, Johnny Mandel.
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.
Contents Esquire shoot -- Legendary strides -- Early call -- Idols & contemporaries -- Loading the film -- Surrendering to the art -- The magic moment.
Awards Academy Award nominee for best feature length documentary, 1995.
Note 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.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Jazz musicians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Videodiscs.
Jazz -- 1951-1960 -- History and criticism -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
Musical films.
Added Author Bach, Jean, 1918-2013, producer, screenwriter.
Seig, Matthew, producer, screenwriter.
Peehl, Susan, screenwriter.
Kane, Art, photographer.
Jones, Quincy, 1933- narrator.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 014381303520
Music No. HVE3035DVD Image Entertainment
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