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[New York, N.Y.] : Cohen Media Group, dc [2015]
Digitally restored & remastered.
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1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.


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[New York, N.Y.] : Cohen Media Group, dc [2015]
Digitally restored & remastered.


General Note
Based on a story by Valentine Davies.
General Note
DVD release of the 1942 motion picture.
General Note
Special features: Nine short jazz films: Symphony in black (1935 with Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday), Rhapsody in black and blue (1932, with Louis Armstrong), St. Louis blues (1929, with Bessie Smith), Cab Calloway's Hi de ho (1933), Bundle of blues (1933, with Duke Ellington), Hoagy Carmichael (1939, with Hoagy Carmichael and Jack Teagarden), Artie Shaw's class in swing (1939, with Artie Shaw), Jazz a la Cuba (1933, with Don Aspiazu), Black and tan fantasy (1929, with Duke Ellington and Fredi Washtington) ; 2015 re-release trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, J. Roy Hunt ; editor, John Sturges ; musical director, Leith Stevens.
Adolphe Menjou, Bonita Granville, George Bancroft, Jackie Cooper, Ted North, Todd Duncan, Connie Boswell, Hall Johnson Choir and the All-American Dance Band with Benny Goodman, Harry James, Gene Krupa, Charlie Barnet, Jack Jenny, Alvino Rey, Joe Venuti.
The story of a romance between singer Kit Latimer, from New Orleans, and Johnny Schumacher, in which they share and argue over musical ideas. The story serves as a backdrop for a quarter-century of American 'syncopated' music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie) from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the outbreak of WWII.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; all regions; 4:3 presentation ; Dolby digital 2.0 mono.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Dieterle, W., Yordan, P., Cavett, F., Menjou, A., Granville, B., Bancroft, G., Cooper, J., Goodman, B., James, H., Krupa, G., Barnet, C., Jenney, J., Rey, A., Venuti, J., & Davies, V. Syncopation (Digitally restored & remastered.). Cohen Media Group, dc [2015].

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

William Dieterle et al.. Syncopation. Cohen Media Group, dc [2015].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

William Dieterle et al.. Syncopation Cohen Media Group, dc [2015].

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Dieterle, William, et al. Syncopation Digitally restored & remastered., Cohen Media Group, dc [2015],

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