Ella Fitzgerald [DVD] : something to live for / a co-production of Thirteen/WNET with EX NIHILO in association with La SEPT ARTE and AVRO ; writer/director, Charlotte Zwerin ; producer, Karen Bernstein
DVD | Distributed by Winstar TV & Video | ©1999.
Available at CloverHill DVD (DVD ELL)
1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Narrator, Tony Bennett.
Editor, Bernadine Colish ; director of photography, Vic Losick ; music consultant, Tommy Flanagan.
A segment from the PBS television program: American masters.
"The singer - her music, the definitive portrait"--Container.
"This definitive look at "The First Lady of Song" chronicles Ella's entire career, from her amateur night appearance at the Apollo Theater in New York to her unparalleled success on stage and screen. The film includes never-before-seen performance footage and interviews with many of the great musicians who worked with and admired this truly amazing performer"--Container.
Special features include: additional interviews, tribute performance by bassist Keter Betts, Ella's Memorex commercials and onscreen discography.
Bennett, Tony, 1926-
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Association relative à la télévision européenne.
Fox Lorber CentreStage (Firm)
WinStar TV and Video (Firm)
Something to live for
American masters (Television program)