The Resource J'ai été au bal : I went to the dance, Brazos Films presents ; a film by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz, Maureen Gosling ; produced and directed by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz

J'ai été au bal : I went to the dance, Brazos Films presents ; a film by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz, Maureen Gosling ; produced and directed by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz

Label
J'ai été au bal : I went to the dance
Title
J'ai été au bal
Title remainder
I went to the dance
Statement of responsibility
Brazos Films presents ; a film by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz, Maureen Gosling ; produced and directed by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz
Title variation
  • I went to the dance
  • Cajun and zydeco music of Louisiana
  • Roots of Cajun & zydeco music
  • Roots of Cajun and zydeco music
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • roa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Looks at the Cajun-zydeco countryside, its people and their dance halls, blended with performances of the music and the recollections of its musicians. Features historical sequences about Joe Falcon, Amede Ardoin, Iry LeJeune, Harry Choates, and others
Cataloging source
LHA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Maureen Gosling ; cinematographer, Les Blank ; narrators, Barry Jean Ancelet, Michael Doucet
Dewey number
781.6213
Language note
Dialog in English with songs sung predominantly in Cajun French with English subtitles
LC call number
ML3560.C25
LC item number
J24 2003
PerformerNote
Clifton Chenier ; Queen Ida ; Walter Mouton ; Rockin' Sidney ; Balfa Brothers ; Marc & Ann Savoy ; D.L. Menard ; Nathan Abshire ; Michael Doucet & Beausoleil ; John Delafose ; Wayne Toups ; "Bois Sec" Ardoin ; Chuck Guillory ; The Hackberry Ramblers ; Dennis McGee ; Boozoo Chavis ; Canray Fontenot ; Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
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  • Blank, Les
  • Strachwitz, Chris
  • Gosling, Maureen
  • Ancelet, Barry Jean
  • Doucet, Michael
  • Savoy, Ann
  • Brazos Films
Runtime
81
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cajun music
  • Cajun music
  • Zydeco music
  • Zydeco music
  • Songs, Cajun French
  • Documentary films
  • Cajun music
  • Documentary films
  • Songs, Cajun French
  • Zydeco music
  • Louisiana
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
J'ai été au bal : I went to the dance, Brazos Films presents ; a film by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz, Maureen Gosling ; produced and directed by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Inspired by Ann Allen Savoy's book Cajun music : a reflection of a people
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989
  • "30 minutes of previously unreleased 'Lost & Found' bonus footage"--Container
  • Part 2 :"Lost and found" bonus footage (22 min.) produced and directed by Chris Strachwitz in 2002
  • Liner notes inserted in container
  • Special features: audio commentary with Chris Strachwitz, Les Blank and Maureen Gosling ; Why the films were made ; About the filmmakers ; Honors, reviews and credits ; About Brazos Films & Arhoolie Records
Accompanying material
leaflet (4 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52691415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (81 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
794819010397
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
BF-103 DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52691415
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
J'ai été au bal : I went to the dance, Brazos Films presents ; a film by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz, Maureen Gosling ; produced and directed by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Inspired by Ann Allen Savoy's book Cajun music : a reflection of a people
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989
  • "30 minutes of previously unreleased 'Lost & Found' bonus footage"--Container
  • Part 2 :"Lost and found" bonus footage (22 min.) produced and directed by Chris Strachwitz in 2002
  • Liner notes inserted in container
  • Special features: audio commentary with Chris Strachwitz, Les Blank and Maureen Gosling ; Why the films were made ; About the filmmakers ; Honors, reviews and credits ; About Brazos Films & Arhoolie Records
Accompanying material
leaflet (4 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52691415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (81 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
794819010397
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
BF-103 DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52691415
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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