Sure the lingo and the looks might only exist in history book and movies, but you can be a roaring 20s star in this Womens Razzle Dazzle Flapper Dress!
Special features: 3 short films from director Guy Maddin; "Teardrops in the snow: the making of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; "The Saddest Characters in the World: the cast of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; teasers; original theatrical trailer.
*The became the most popular dance of the Roaring 20s.
Hand tooled leather was very popular in the 20s. Other 20s materials were steel mesh and metal boxes which were really glorified make-up compacts often enameled or jeweled. The 30s ushers in the use of less expensive materials for handbags like straw and wooden beads.
The talkie version of Piccadilly wasn't released in the U.S.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by Ron Hutchinson, founder of The Vitaphone Projects and Nighthawks Bandleader Vince Giordano; vintage Al Jolson short films: "A plantation act," "An intimate dinner in celebration of Warner Bros.
Arguably Swanson's finest performance of the silent era.
Yet as crtic Krin Gabbard argues, the film's appropriation of the title jazz reflects the cultural understanding of "jazz" during the American Jazz Age.
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When Jack comes home to visit his parents, he is warmly greeted by his mother, but is given the cold-shoulder by his father, who feels that Jack is a traitor to his heritage by singing jazz music.
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In the 1920s, jazz, referring in general to up-tempo music, represented the emotional release and freedom of a generation striving to break established social conventions.
Explores the darker side of the cocktail party set.
Bonus DVD feature: Clara Bow: discovering the "It" girl: A documentary featuring scenes from 25 of Clara Bow's films, as well as interviews with family members and acquaintances including biographer David Stenn, Budd Schulberg, Leonard Maltin and her son, Rex Bell Jr.
Edgar Hoover, the joy ride of his crime spree can't last forever.
While African American contributions to jazz were largely overlooked in the rise of Paul Whiteman and Al jolson's fame, blackface minstrelsy of the age represented white Americans attempt to ventriloquize blacks associated with supposed freedom of Negro primitivisim.