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Jazztime Tale

Jazztime Tale (1991) - Michael Sporn Animation, Inc. Cartoon Episode Guide

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  • Cartoon Characters: Lucinda, Uncle Charles, Miss Downes, Miss Mullins.
  • Voice Actors: Ruby Dee, Ken Prymus, Heidi Stallings, Brenda Braxton.
  • Directed By Michael Sporn.
  • Produced By Michael Sporn, Giuliana Nicodemi, Mary Thorne.
  • Animated By Lester Pegues Jr., John Moynihan, Mark Mayerson, Eileen Claffy, Jeffrey Gatrall, Ray Kosarin, Sue Perrotto, Michael Sporn, Bob Lusk, Ray Feldman.
  • Awards: Blue Ribbon, American Film and Video Festival, Gold Apple, National Educational Film and Video Festival.
  • Music: David Evans.
  • Editor: Ed Askinazi.
  • First Aired on November 02, 1991.
  • Originally Aired on PBS PBS (USA).
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

In Harlem in 1919, two girls- one white, one black- form a lifelong friendship through a chance encounter... and the jazztime music of young "Fats" Waller.

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Shown in the PBS anthology series "Long Ago & Far Away."

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I have used this film in my music classes Grades K-8 for several years. It is delightful! A wonderful way to share history as well as discuss the racial culture in 1919, and what a great friendship...  (read more)

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