TONIGHT WITH BELAFONTE (TV)

Summary

A special broadcast featuring Harry Belafonte, Odetta, The Belafonte Folk Singers, and Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee. Belafonte sings several songs, including "Sylvie," followed by Odetta. Belafonte and Odetta join some children in singing nonsense songs. Belafonte sings a black spiritual, and Odetta sings "Jericho." Belafonte closes with "Suzanne" and "Fare Ye Well." Includes commercials.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: December 10, 1959 Thursday 8:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:59:06
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0245
  • GENRE: Specials
  • SUBJECT HEADING: African-American Collection - Music
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1959
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Revlon products

CREDITS

    • Phil Stein … Executive Producer
    • George Charles … Producer
    • Norman Jewison … Director
    • Robert Corman … Music (Misc. Credits), Musical Director
    • Walter Nicks … Choreographer
    • Harry Belafonte … Cast
    • Sonny Terry … Cast
    • Brownie McGhee … Cast
    • Odetta … Cast
    • Belafonte Folk Singers, The … Music Group