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Project Twenty: The Jazz Age
Project Twenty The Jazz Age
Actor: Fred Allen
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Documentary
NR     2003     1hr 0min


     
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Actor: Fred Allen
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Jazz, History
Studio: SHANACHIE
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 04/22/2003
Original Release Date: 01/01/1960
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1960
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 0min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Great if you teach US History
M. Altieri | Cheshire, CT USA | 11/24/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Best overall look at the 1920's for students and the people interested in the 20's. Music is right with the times and the film is vintage. Fred Allen is the the host and his old radio voice is right out of the Jazz Age!!"
NBC's Project Twenty series
Richard Morris | San Francisco, CA USA | 12/02/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"What a masterpiece! I remember watching this program when I was a pre-teen in the mid-fifties. The film footage, Fred Allen's narration, and Robert Russell Bennett's musical accompaniment are nothing short of captivating. A must see for students of that era."
Oustanding for teaching Gatsby
Joseph S. Chambers | Pennsylvania | 01/27/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"As an English teacher trying to illustrate the historical context of Gatsby, this documentary is excellent. Fred Allen's tongue-in-cheek narration may be difficult for some students, but the issues relevant to the book are obvious and treated appropriately. It is also a fast and quick screening in classes--the first few chapters are all that are needed, up to when the documentary shifts to the expatriates abroad in Paris."