Film: 6759

Social History | 1940 | Sound | B/W

Synopsis:

Contrast between black and white people in New York as seen by the night clubs they frequent. Contrast between 'sophisticated' white entertainment and more 'earthy' black entertainment.

Front of the Stork Club. White woman sings, white crowd inside the club listen attentively.

Front of the Baby Grand restaurant on W125st and George Washington Bridge. A black man plays piano, a black girl dances for the black crowd. A drummer behind the girl joins in with a beat.


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