Black Talkies On Parade – Ken Burn’s Jazz Swing: Pure Pleasure

Black Talkies on Parade presents Swing: Pure Pleasure the 5th film in Ken Burn’s Jazz series. Covering the depression era, the film follows iconic musicians including Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, and Artie Shaw as jazz swells to new heights in American culture. Jazz moves from bars to mainstream theaters as the popular genre sweeps the nation, while the fight for civil rights brews behind the scenes. Kevin David narrates this swinging episode, which ends with an unforgettable showdown between Benny Goodman and Chick Webb.

The afternoon will be hosted by Executive Director Lloyd Clayton.

Saturday, September 22nd @ 2:30 pm. Screening is FREE!

Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum
4130 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 202-1647

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