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1930 - Duke Ellington - Check & Double Check (excerpt)

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Published on Jan 26, 2012

5:46 (excerpt) 1930Aug.-Sept., L.A., RKO Radio Pict., prod. William Le Baron, dir. Melville Brown, (c) 1930,Oct., "CHECK AND DOUBLE CHECK" Duke Ellington & his Orch.: Arthur Whetsol, Freddie Jenkins, Cootie Williams (t) Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol (tb) Barney Bigard, Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney (reeds) Duke Ellington (p) Fred Guy (bj) Wellman Braud (b) Sonny Greer (d) & The Rhythm Boys:-Bing Crosby, Al Rinker, Harry Barris: 0:58 When I'm blue; 0:18 East St Louis toodle-o; 0:40 Three little words -vRB / 2:21 Old man blues / Mystc Knights Of The Sea (spiritual-v): 0:36 Nobody knows but de Lord;
Although this excerpt was not made from a commercial video/DVD-production of the last 50 years - I fear any copyrighgt holders will forbid and cancel this.
I would ask them to give their permission for this excerpt for non commercial use and PR to invite every jazz fan to buy the complete commercial film.
By the way the US-jazz film researcher Mark Cantor owns an alternate film copy with really alternate clips from the Duke Ellington items.

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