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Symphony in Black (1935)

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0h 9min
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Synopsis:
In September of 1935 Paramount Pictures released a nine-minute movie remarkable in several ways. 'Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life' is one of the earliest cinematic explorations of African-American culture for a mass audience. It features Duke Ellington and his orchestra performing his first extended composition. And perhaps most notably, it stars Billie Holiday in her first filmed performance.

The Four Movements:
1. The Laborers
2. A Triangle: Dance, Jealousy, Blues
3. A Hymn of Sorrow
4. Harlem Rhythm.
Actors:
, , , , , Earl 'Snake Hips' Tucker
Directors:
Fred Waller
Aka:
Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life / Headliners (1935-1936 Season) (#3): Symphony in Black
Genres:
Documentary, Music & Musicals, Performing Arts, Special Interest
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Release Date:
Not released
Run Time:
9 minutes

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