It's Black Entertainment!

It's Black Entertainment!

Director: Stan Lathan

Cast: Stan Lathan, Vanessa L. Williams

     
 
This documentary charts the rise of African-Americans in the entertainment industry. The disc offers a standard full-frame transfer. English and Spanish soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are no subtitles, but the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include interviews with Little Richard, Billy Dee Williams, Whitney

Overview

This documentary charts the rise of African-Americans in the entertainment industry. The disc offers a standard full-frame transfer. English and Spanish soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are no subtitles, but the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include interviews with Little Richard, Billy Dee Williams, Whitney Houston, and others, as well as biographies of the performers featured in the film. This is a solid release from Showtime that will be of interest to any pop culture or African-American history buff.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/17/2001
UPC:
0758445102420
Original Release:
1999
Rating:
NR
Source:
Showtime Ent.
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
1:20:00
Sales rank:
74,069

Special Features

Closed Caption; Detailed biographies; In-Depth artist interviews with Whitney Houston; Debbie Allen; Quincy Jones; Little Richard; Billy Dee Williams; Smokey Robinson; Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis ; Jamie Foxx; Gregory Hines; Previously un-released footage; Spanish language tracks; Closed captioning

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
2. The Dancers [2:22]
3. The Divas [18:44]
4. Rock & Soul [20:00]
5. Jazz & Swing [7:17]
6. Male Singers [10:06]
7. Hip Hop [11:34]

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