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Symphonic Shades (1949)

 -  Short | Music  -  4 November 1949 (USA)
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The fifth of 16 musical shorts directed and produced by W. Lee Wilder featuring traditional southern-USA church spirituals and folk-music. A Negro chorus directed by Jester Hairston (as ... See full summary »

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The fifth of 16 musical shorts directed and produced by W. Lee Wilder featuring traditional southern-USA church spirituals and folk-music. A Negro chorus directed by Jester Hairston (as Jester J. Hairston), lends their expert voices in their renditions of...(all spellings exactly as seen and heard on the film, and in the copyrights)..."Rise Up Shepherd and Foller" and "Ring De Banjo." Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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4 November 1949 (USA)  »

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Songs of America No. 5: Symphonic Shades  »

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Rise Up Shepherd and Foller
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