Rent Duke Ellington / Lionel Hampton: Swing Era on DVD

Duke Ellington / Lionel Hampton: Swing Era

2004 Rated NR 1hr 17m

Legendary jazzman Duke Ellington and master of the vibraphone Lionel Hampton are the stars of this fascinating video that includes rarely seen archival material (short films called "soundies") from the 1940s and '50s. Watch "The Duke" and Lionel swing in this film footage that, thankfully, has been rescued and preserved for succeeding generations of jazz fans to enjoy.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.