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All American News (Firm)

Works: 4 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 49 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Coming-of-age films  Film adaptations  Music  Race films  Comedy films  History  Anthology films  Short films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by All American News (Firm)
Rare black short subjects : the negro in industry, sports & entertainment( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Programs and newsreel footage produced in the 1940's highlighting the accomplishments of African Americans, particularly in industry, sports and entertainment. Includes advertisements by Chesterfield cigarettes to promote Black pride
Boarding house blues( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenants of Moms' theatrical boarding house in Harlem are broke and in danger of losing their home. For some ready cash, they trick a producer int o helping them put on a show, featuring a variety of black specialty acts
Hi-de-ho ; The devil's daughter ; Beware ; Reet, petite & gone by Cab Calloway( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hi de ho: Big band sensation Cab Calloway (portraying himself) becomes the interest of two womens' desires: his steady girlfriend Minnie (Jeni Le Gon) and his manager Nettie (Ida James). Jealous of Nettie's maneuvers, Minnie hires a rival clubowner to do away with Cab. Minnie later feels guilty and tries to prevent the killing. Instead she gets dusted by the thugs, leaving the door open for Cab to marry Nettie. This musical review features an all black cast
Killer Diller( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con guitar player meets an autistic savant piano player and together, along with a bunch of halfway-house residents, they form the red-hot Killer Diller Blues Band
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.43 (from 0.27 for Killer Dil ... to 0.56 for Rare black ...)