Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory - The Life and Music of the World's Greatest Gospel Singer

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Overview

This insightful documentary on Mahalia Jackson -- widely regarded as the best and most influential gospel singer of all time -- has been given an enriched presentation for its release on DVD. Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital 5.1. The narration and interviews are in English, with no multiple-language materials. Bonus features include a discography of Jackson's recordings and more than two ...
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Overview

This insightful documentary on Mahalia Jackson -- widely regarded as the best and most influential gospel singer of all time -- has been given an enriched presentation for its release on DVD. Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital 5.1. The narration and interviews are in English, with no multiple-language materials. Bonus features include a discography of Jackson's recordings and more than two hours of additional performances from vintage television broadcasts.
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Special Features

More than two additional hours of rare, vintage television performances; Chapter selection; Animated menus; Dolby Digital 5.1/Stereo; Discography; Coming attractions
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/14/2003
  • UPC: 000799302620
  • Original Release: 1997
  • Rating:

  • Source: Xenon
  • Region Code: 1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 49,153

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dinah Shore
Louis Armstrong
Studs Terkel Interviewee
Jesse Jackson Interviewee
George Avakian
Horace Clarence Boyers
Brother John Sellers
Paul Winfield Voice Only
Technical Credits
Jeff Scheftel Director, Producer
Steve Housden Co-producer
Barbara Kaplan Editor
S. Leigh Savidge Executive Producer
Michael Singh Associate Producer, Screenwriter
Grazka Taylor Producer
Tim Tobin Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory
1. Solace in the Church [7:54]
2. Escaping Poverty [4:29]
3. A Style All Her Own [6:26]
4. Getting Happy [5:59]
5. Spreading the Gospel [5:57]
6. A New Beginning [10:27]
7. Success at Last [8:58]
8. Fighting Racism [7:48]
9. Beyond Gospel [7:42]
10. A Life in Transition [7:35]
11. A Alling Legend [7:40]
12. End Credits [3:49]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory
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   Chapter Selection
   Special Features
      Audio Set Up: Dolby Digital 5.1
      Audio Set Up: Stereo
      Discography
      Also From Xenon
Disc #2 -- Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory
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