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Stompin' at the Savoy (1992)

Four young black women are trying to achieve their dreams of success in the 1930s Harlem.

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Cast

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Esther
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Pauline
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Alice
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Walter
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Dorothy
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Calvin
Darnell Williams ...
Ernest
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Bill
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Estelle
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Lacy Darryl Phillips ...
Teddy M.C.
Vicki Ross-Norris ...
Larraine
Ralph Wilcox ...
Herman
Blake A. Edwards ...
Paul Rothstein
Helen Floyd ...
Mrs. Brown
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Four young black women are trying to achieve their dreams of success in the 1930s Harlem.

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12 April 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eine Nacht im Savoy  »

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1.33 : 1
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Debbie Allen, who directed the film, also has a cameo role in it, as of one Esther's first customers. See more »

Quotes

Esther: [eyeing Pauline as she enters the salon] What are you doing here?
Pauline: I couldn't take that woman and her uniform no more.
Esther: You lose your job?
Pauline: Mmm-hmm.
Esther: Oh, well, what you gonna do?
Pauline: I don't know. Find another woman. Maybe retire to Florida.
[laughs]
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I have the movie on DVD
21 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have a televised copy of the 1992 "Stompin at the Savoy" broadcast on DVD. If you are able to provide me with your email address, I will send you more info on obtaining a copy. If you go on Ebay and enter Stompin at the Savoy, you will end up viewing a totally different jazz tape with the same title, and not the movie which features Vanessa Williams. As far as I know, this movie has not been made available for DVD or VHS. I just happened to be lucky enough to record it when it first aired. I have now transfered it over to DVD. It would be nice to see this movie re-televised again, because so many people have missed out on it the first time it aired.


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