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Black and Tan (1929)

12/08/1929 (US) MusicDrama 19m
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Duke Ellington plays hot jazz in a fictional story that finds him down on his luck; he tries in vain to dissuade his friend, dancer Fredi Washington, from working with heart trouble even though it means work for his band. Sure enough, she collapses on stage...

  1. Dudley Murphy

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington

  2. Barney Bigard

    Band Member - Clarinet Player

  3. Wellman Braud

    Band Member - Bass Player

  4. Joe 'Tricky Sam' Nanton

    Band Member -Trombone Player

  5. Edgar Connor

    Piano Mover

  6. Alec Lovejoy

    Piano Mover

  7. Fredi Washington

    Fredi Washington

    Fredi - Duke's Girlfriend

  8. Arthur Whetsol

    Trumpet Player

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Black and Tan
Black and Tan

Status Released

Original Language English

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