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Duke Ellington's Washington [videorecording] / a production of Hedrick Smith Productions ; in association with South Carolina ETV ; produced by Stanley Nelson ; writers, Hedrick Smith and Stanley Nelson.

Other Title:
Subtitle on container: Rise, fall, and rebirth of a neighborhood
Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities [distributor] 2000.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.).
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
U Street (Washington, D.C.).
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
Profiles the Washington, D.C. African-American community in the early years of the 20th century, with some biographical information about Duke Ellington. Focuses on U Street in the "uptown" or Shaw section: its earlier prosperity, decline in the 50's-70's, and ongoing economic and social renaissance.
Participant:
Narrator: Hedrick Smith.
Credits:
Principal camera, Kevin Raullerson; editor, Cliff Hackel.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Smith, Hedrick.
Nelson, Stanley, 1951-
Hedrick Smith Productions.
South Carolina Educational Television Network.
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
OCLC:
45030611
Publisher Number:
10444 Films for the Humanities & Science
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