Louis Armstrong : part II
Three young foreign students--one from Sweden, one from Venezuela, one from Belgium--talk to Louis Armstrong about what he has done as a musical ambassador. Mr. Armstrong tells them about experiences he had in their home countries when he performed there--about how how he met a Belgian diplomat who came to this country on a matter of state, but arrived early to spend some time with Satchmo, about a young Swedish girl who sang with his band and subsequently became a star, about a threatened bombing of an auditorium where he was scheduled to play in Venezuela which never took place, because when he arrived the people were more interested in music than in munitions. But more than anecdotes, he tells how he found people all over the world who were united, in spite of their differences, by their interest in music.
WQED; Louis Armstrong
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Talk; Biographical (Nonfiction); Music
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 ; Musicians.
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1 Film (0:00:00); 16mm
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IULMIA Film Database: 40000003111459; Other: GR00465079; MDPI Barcode: 40000003111459
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