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Title International Sweethearts of Rhythm [videorecording] : America's hottest all girl band / Jezebel Productions & Rosetta Records present ; produced and directed by Greta Schiller & Andrea Weiss. Tiny & Ruby : hell divin' women / Jezebel Productions presents ; a film by Greta Schiller & Andrea Weiss ; directed by Greta Schiller ; produced by Greta Schiller and Andrea Weiss. Maxine Sullivan : love to be in love / Jezebel Productions and Agat Films presents ; directed by Greta Schiller ; produced by Andrea Weiss and Greta Schiller.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Jezebel Productions, [2007]
New York, NY : [Distributed by Jezebel Productions]


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 GDL Brand Library DVD    MB INTE AHA I98DVD    Available
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    MB INTE AHA I98DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical unknown unknown rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Documentary film.
Note "Newly restored".
System Details DVD, region 1; system requirements for weblinks: DVD-ROM, Internet connection.
Credits International Sweethearts of Rhythm: cinematography and editing, Greta Schiller; sound editor, Alan Berliner; all music performed by International Sweethearts of Rhythm, courtesy of Rosetta Records.
Tiny & Ruby: editor, Greta Schiller ; camera, Greta Schiller, David Wallace, Peter Kotner.
Maxine Sullivan: editor, Deborah Gordon ; research director, Andrea Weiss ; camera, Richard Dallett, Tina DiFeliciantonio ; sound, Clark McCarron and two others.
Performer Tiny and Ruby: featuring Tiny Davis & Ruby Lucas (a.k.a. Renei Phelan) ; narrative poetry by Cheryl Clarke ; all music performed by Tiny Davis and Riby Lucas.
Note "Award winning trilogy of fims on women in jazz"--Container.
Collection of 3 films on famous women jazz musicians.
These three films was made possible with grants from New York Council for the Humanities, New York State Council on the Arts, The Women's Project of the Film Fund, Astraea Foundation, The Sophia Fund, and others, produced in association with Channel 4 Telsvision, London and La Sept, Paris.
Originally produced in 1986 to 1988.
Title from opening frames.
"Preservation of this film was made possible by a grant from Women's Film Preservation Fund, New York Women in Film & Television"--Opening frames.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary International Sweethearts of Rhythm "tells the story of the swinging, multiracial all-women jazz band of the 1940s"--Container ; Tiny and Ruby "is a rollicking portrait of two women who made a life together creating music"--Container ; Maxine Sullivan "is a long-overdue film portrait of the once famous, and now largely forgotten jazz vocalist Maxine Sullivan"--Container.
Note Special features: "Q&A with the filmmakers" (approximately 8 min.) at Lincoln Center, NYC.
Contents International Sweethearts of Rhythm : America's hottest all girl band (1986, ©1986) (30:00) -- Tiny and Ruby : hell divin' women (1987, ©1988) (28:00) -- Maxine Sullivan : love to be in love (1988, ©1990) (47:00).
Subject International Sweethearts of Rhythm.
Sullivan, Maxine, 1911-1987.
Davis, Tiny, 1909-1994.
Lucas, Ruby.
Women musicians -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women musicians -- United States -- Biography.
African American women musicians -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American women musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Women jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Women singers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Added Author Schiller, Greta, film director, screenwriter, film producer, director of photography, editor of moving image work.
Weiss, Andrea, film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Reitz, Rosetta, film producer.
Reita, Rebecca, film producer.
Gordon, Deborah, editor of moving image work.
Sullivan, Maxine, 1911-1987, performer.
Davis, Tiny, 1909-1994, performer, instrumentalist.
Lucas, Ruby, performer, instrumentalist.
Clarke, Cheryl, narrator.
International Sweethearts of Rhythm, performer, instrumentalist.
Jezebel Productions, presenter, publisher, film distributor.
Rosetta Records (Firm), presenter.
Agat Films (Firm), presenter.
Added Title America's hottest all girl band
Note Title on title frame: Jezebel Productions presents... : International Sweethearts of Rhythm
Added Title Tiny & Ruby: hell divin' women.
Tiny and Ruby: hell divin' women.
Maxine Sullivan: love to be in love.
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