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Hudson West Productions

Overview
Works: 14 works in 29 publications in 1 language and 797 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Biography  Historical television programs  Internet videos  Filmed performances  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: GV1785.B37, 370.8996073
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Most widely held works by Hudson West Productions
The dancing man : Peg Leg Bates( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the life and work of tap dancer Peg Leg Bates, much of it told in his own words. Profusely illustrated with b & w archival footage, including many scenes of Bates dancing at different times of his life onstage, in films, and on television. Bates' performing career is complemented by his work as the owner and operator of a resort in the Catskills, which welcomed blacks in the years before integration. Interviewees Gregory Hines, Ruth Brown, Honi Coles, Buster Brown, Percy Sutton (owner of the Apollo Theater), Lon Chaney, Chuck Green, Van Porter, and Ted Levy offer insights into Bates' dancing, the difficulties faced by black performers during his early career, and the impact of his success as a black performer and resort owner
A place out of time : the Bordentown School( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the Manual Training and Industrial School for Youth in Bordentown, N.J., the last publicly funded, co-educational, all-black boarding school north of the Mason-Dixon line
Michael Feinstein's American songbook by Michael Feinstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In addition to the three one-hour PBS episodes, this DVD set includes a Bonus Disk with two hours of additional live Feinstein performances and rare archival footage featuring Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Betty Hutton, Bob Hope, Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Spike Jones, Paul Whiteman, Cab Calloway, Kitty Carlisle, and more"--Container
Vince Giordano : there's a future in the past( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about musician, scholar, and bandleader Vince Giordano who, with his 11-member band the Nighthawks, has kept alive the popular music of the 1920s and '30s for the past forty years with vintage musical instruments and a collection of more than 60,000 period arrangements. It takes viewers behind the scenes of the recording of HBO's Grammy award-winning Boardwalk Empire soundtrack, and alongside Giordano as he shares his passion for hot jazz with a new generation of music and swing-dance fans
The Alloy Orchestra Plays Wild and Weird: 14 Fascinating and Innovative Films: 1902-1965( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

14 short films with new music performed by the Alloy Orchestra
Michael Feinstein's American songbook( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More cultural history, intimate biography, and a front row seat to great live performances!"--Container
Michael Feinstein's American songbook by Michael Feinstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... explores the classic popular music of the 20th century. Feinstein's expedition takes viewers on stage and backstage, into personal archives, attics, and flea markets, and inside the private world of a gifted and hard-working artist"--Container
Cissy Houston : sweet inspiration( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary focuses on the life and career of pop and gospel singer Cissy Houston, mother of singer Whitney Houston. The film includes archival and concert footage, interviews with family and colleagues, as well as rehearsal footage from New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey, where she is Minister of Music
Hans Richter: Everything Turns, Everything Revolves by Dave Davidson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Celebrates the life of the Dadaist, abstract painter and experimental filmmaker who was a major force in redefining art in the 20th century."
Wild and weird( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

14 short films with new music performed by the Alloy Orchestra
Cissie Houston : Sweet inspiration( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The life and art of gospel singer Cissie Houston, including excerpts of interviews with niece Dionne Warwicke and daughter Whitney Houston
Sweet inspiration by Cissy Houston( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Traces the life of gospel singer Cissy Houston who began singing in churches as a child in Newark, New Jersey as one of the Drinkard Singers. Covers her career as a popular singer before her return to her gospel roots
Quicksand & banana peels( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program provides a close-up view of two exceptional principals through an academic year. Ross Danis ran a school in an affluent suburb and Delores Foster works in a tough urban district
Quicksand & banana peels : a year in the life of two principals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program provides a close-up view of two exceptional principals through an academic year. Ross Danis ran a school in an affluent suburb and Delores Foster works in a tough urban district
 
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