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Black and Tan
Duke Ellington’s first filmed appearance. Trumpet player Arthur Whetsol and dancer Fredi Washington play Duke’s friends who help him save his piano from bill collectors. A glittering Harlem nightclub show is an authentic treat from the 1920’s. The Ellington Orchestra plays: “The Duke Steps Out,” “Black Beauty,” “Cotton Club Storm,” “Hot Feet,” “Black and Tan Fantasy.”