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Django “Jazz Hot” c.1938-1939 Complete Film Baro Ferret

This short film was made about 1938-1939 as an advertisement for Django’s brand of music before a tour of Great Britain to educate music-hall audiences on what jazz was all about. In those days, many people thought improvisations were due to bad musicianship—musicians who culdn’t play in tune! This film was “lost”—even forgotten—for decades until a French fan of cartoons with jazz soundtracks found it in a brocante junkshop in a marché aux puces in a film can simply marked “Jazz Hot”; the price was right, so he bought it, and voila, here’s the film..

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