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1. Musicourt (1983 Video)

60 min | Music

9.4
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Stars: Carlos Santana, Joe Cocker, Todd Rundgren, Meat Loaf

Votes: 5

2. On the Edge: Improvisation in Music - A Liberating Thing (1992 TV Movie)

50 min | Music

8.8
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Director: Jeremy Marre | Stars: Derek Bailey, Eugene Chadbourne, Max Eastley, Buddy Emmons

Votes: 6

3. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 104

4. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,266

5. Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959)

85 min | Documentary, Music

8.1
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Set at the Newport jazz festival in 1958, this documentary mixes images of water and the town with performers and audience. The film progresses from day to night and from improvisational ... See full summary »

Directors: Bert Stern, Aram Avakian | Stars: Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Chuck Berry, Chico Hamilton

Votes: 746

6. Ossie and Ruby! (1980– )

30 min

8.0
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Stars: Donald Bogle, Kevin Hooks, Robert Hooks, Cleavon Little

Votes: 7

7. The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (1973–1981)

60 min | Family, Music

7.8
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Stars: Michael Tilson Thomas, Edward Villella, Leonard Bernstein, Beverly Sills

Votes: 11

8. Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (1997 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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"It must 'schwing!'" was the motto of Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two German Jewish immigrants who in 1939 set up Blue Note Records, the jazz label that was home to such greats as Miles ... See full summary »

Directors: Julian Benedikt, Andreas Morell | Stars: Freddie Hubbard, Gil Melle, Herbie Hancock, Horace Silver

Votes: 177

9. How to Draw a Bunny (2002)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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Interviews with Christo, Chuck Close, Roy Lichtenstein, Judith Malina, James Rosenquist and others help illuminate the life and work of Warhol contemporary Ray Johnson.

Director: John W. Walter | Stars: Joseph Ialacci, Richard Feigen, Frances Beatty, Mort Janklow

Votes: 485 | Gross: $0.00M

10. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.4
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 25,911

11. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Live and Learn (1990)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.3
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Denise gets very excited about wanting to be an instructor to work with children who have learning disabilities but cannot understand that in order to teach she must have a college degree.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Keshia Knight Pulliam

Votes: 36

12. Dilemma (II) (1962)

89 min | Drama

7.2
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Around 1960, Englishman Toby Hood comes to Johannesburg in order to run a publishing company. He is open minded, and befriends people with different social ranks. The harsh realities of society force him to make a choice as to friendships.

Director: Henning Carlsen | Stars: Ivan Jackson, Evelyn Frank, Marijke Mann, Zakes Mokae

Votes: 50

13. Carmen Jones (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James

Votes: 3,444

14. Kuroi taiyô (1964)

95 min | Crime, Music, Thriller

6.8
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One is a young, jazz-obsessed Japanese drifter and other is a black American GI on the lam in Tokyo. The two outsiders become outlaws and the movie depicts their growing bond as an alternately absurd and tragic culture clash.

Director: Koreyoshi Kurahara | Stars: Tamio Kawaji, Chico Roland, Yuko Chishiro, Hideji Ôtaki

Votes: 233

15. Paris Blues (1961)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.7
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During the 1960s, two American ex-pat jazz musicians living in Paris meet and fall in-love with two American tourist girls.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong

Votes: 1,839

16. Åke Hasselgård story (1983)

105 min | Documentary

6.4
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Director: Jonas Sima | Stars: Billy Bauer, Buddy DeFranco, June Eckstine, Roffe Ericson

Votes: 7

17. Dresden (1999)

82 min

5.9
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Director: Benjamin P. Speth | Stars: Anne Iobst, Erik Kraus, Carol Schneider, Funda Duval

Votes: 47

18. Behind the Scenes (II) (1992– )

28 min | Documentary

5.6
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Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Paul Bellini, Mamadou Diome

Votes: 7

19. Death of a Prophet (1981 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, History

5.0
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After breaking ties with the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X became a man marked for death...and it was just a matter of time before his enemies closed in. Despite death threats and intimidation... See full summary »

Director: Woodie King Jr. | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Yolanda King, Mansoor Najee-ullah, Sam Singleton

Votes: 184

20. Atrapados (1981)

92 min | Fantasy, Horror

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2 strangers, a man and a woman are trapped together underground when the building collapses around them, and are forced to create a new world.

Director: Matthew Patrick | Stars: Carmen J Bonefont, Juan B. Colon, Daniel Earnshaw, Charlene Koh

21. El marciano (1965)

Sci-Fi, Short

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Director: Francisco Montolío | Stars: Javier Gil, Jennifer Jordan, Sergio Mendizábal, María Victoria Muela

22. Adventures in Jazz (1949– )

30 min | Music

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Hosted by well-known disc-jockey Fred Robbins (and later Bill Williams), this show gave viewers a glimpse into the world of jazz. Showcasing the talents of some of the premier musicians and... See full summary »

Stars: Will Bradley, Fred Robbins, William B. Williams, Bobby Sherwood

23. Abbey Lincoln: You Gotta Pay the Band (1993 TV Movie)

Music

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Stars: Tony Bennett, Ruth Brown, Spike Lee, Abbey Lincoln

24. Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (1989 TV Movie)

60 min | Music

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30th Anniversary Gala of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Alvin Ailey, Sarita Allen, Tempestt Bledsoe, Kitty Carlisle

25. Gensyn med Johannesburg (1996)

52 min | Documentary

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Two actors who left South Africa after the illegal filming of Henning Carlsen's film Dilemma (1962) now return to Johannesburg together with the director.

Director: Anders Østergaard | Stars: Zakes Mokae, Evelyn Frank, Henning Carlsen, Nadine Gordimer

26. A Salute to Duke (1981 TV Special)

60 min | Music

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Director: Jerry Hughes | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Max Roach, Billy Taylor, Sarah Vaughan

27. Adventures in Jazz (1949– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (1949)

Music

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Stars: Will Bradley, Mike Caluccio, Miles Davis, Ann Hathaway

28. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)
Episode: Episode #2.65 (1969)

Talk-Show

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Stars: David Frost, Bobby Breen, Stanley Myron Handelman, Irving Paul Lazar

29. Ossie and Ruby! (1980– )
Episode: Episode dated 14 March 1981 (1981)

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Star: Max Roach

30. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode dated 9 March 1982 (1982)

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Director: Robert Ostberg | Stars: Pete Barbutti, Bill Cosby, Morgan Fairchild, Tommy Newsom