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Camera Three; Fats Waller: An American Original


Produced and directed by John Musilli.

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Camera Three
Fats Waller: An American Original
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Archival segments from CBS and WGBH films. Series release date: 1979

Program Description

Cast members from the Broadway production of “Ain’t Misbehavin’”, Teresa Bowers, Yvette Freeman, Adriane Lenox, Ken Prymus, Alan Weeks, perform musical numbers; along with vintage photographs and film clips; to profile composer and musician Thomas “Fats” Waller. 1980.



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Broadcast program

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Chicago: “Camera Three; Fats Waller: An American Original,” 02/06/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E4692601CD64A5AA173B7C64A2EE6A3.
MLA: “Camera Three; Fats Waller: An American Original.” 02/06/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E4692601CD64A5AA173B7C64A2EE6A3>.
APA: Camera Three; Fats Waller: An American Original. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E4692601CD64A5AA173B7C64A2EE6A3
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