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Author Wager, Jans B., 1958- author.

Title Jazz and cocktails : rethinking race and the sound of film noir / Jans B. Wager.

Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  791.4365 WAG    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description x, 163 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: nostalgia for the Lush Life -- Pie eye's juke joint : jazz and its interpretations -- The porters and waiters club : jazz, movies, and Ogden -- Studio jazz from Harlem to Acapulco -- The Blue Gardenia, Club Pigalle, and Daniel's : charting the alienation effect in film noir -- From Elysian to Robards, from real to reel -- A Paris bar where Miles innovates -- "All the very gay places" : Ellington and Strayhorn swing in northern Michigan -- Cannoy's club : "All men are evil" -- "Jeep's blues" and jazz today.
Subject Jazz in motion pictures.
Film noir -- History and criticism.
Race in motion pictures.
Sound in motion pictures.
Motion pictures and music.
ISBN 9781477312261 hardcover ; alkaline paper
1477312269 hardcover ; alkaline paper
9781477312278 paperback ; alkaline paper
1477312277 paperback ; alkaline paper
Standard No. 40026973755

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