Updated:- June 22, 2007

1)

HARRY BELAFONTE INTERVIEW


Program: Stage Door

Interviwer:

Tetsuko Kuroyanagi

Network:

Japanese TV

Date:

January 1997

 

 

Belafonte:

Talks at length about the many causes he has embraced. 

2)

AN EVENING WITH HARRY BELAFONTE & FRIENDS

 

Category:

Live Concert

Venue:

recorded in Washington, D.C.

Production:

Island-Polygram, PBS

Date:

Apr 25, 1997

Directed by:

Jim Brown

Produced by:

Jim & Ginger Brown (a Ginger Group and Harbel Production)

Assoc. Producer:

David Belafonte

Exec. Producer:

Harry Belafonte

Belafonte sings:

We Are The Wave, Turn The World Around, Island In The Sun,

Skin To Skin, Kwela, Matilda, Dangerous Times, The Glow Of Lightness

Try To Remember, Paradise In Gazankulu, Jamaica Farewell,

Banana Boat (Day-O)

Richard Bona:

Eyala, Eyando

Outline:

Harry Belafonte stars in this live concert setting that features an exuberant mix

of new songs and world famous favorites. The concert video is a front row

ticket to an exclusive engagement with the performer who explored the beat of

the Caribbean. He is backed by a dazzling ensemble of musicians from around

the world.

Video:

80 minutes

3)

HARRY BELAFONTE ON 60 MINUTES WITH ED BRADLEY

Network:

CBS
Date: 1997
Archival Footage: Belafonte on Ed Sullivan singing Matilda in 1953,
then Cocoanut Woman in 1957 (venue not specified).
Summary: A retrospective on Belafonte as he approaches his 70th birthday.
Ed Bradley joins the family in the Jamaican village where Belafonte
spent a good part of his childhood. Harry relates the story about touring
in the US south back in 1957 following his huge success as a recording
artist and actor. Entering a washroom at a bus stop he is accosted by
a state trooper who threatens, "let go one drop and you're a dead
nigger."

4)

THE G.I. BILL: THE LAW THAT CHANGED AMERICA

Category: Documentary
Network:
Date: 1997
Director:
Producer:
Hosted:

Outline:

The passing of the G.I. Bill enabled the millions of soldiers returning from 

fighting World War II to come back to the lives they might otherwise have 

forfeited, with both housing and education guaranteed. Prominent 

Americans, including such noteworthy individuals as Harry Belafonte, Art 
Buchwald, Martin Perl, Dan Herman, and Bob Dole share their experiences 
and note how the G.I. Bill allowed them to fulfill their potential.

Video:

5)

SMALL STEPS, BIG STRIDES, The Black Experience In Hollywood

Category:

Production:

Date:

1997

Co-stars:

Belafonte:

6)

HARRY BELAFONTE TALKS & SINGS

Program:

WILLEMSES WOCHE (Willemses' Week)

Network:

ZDF, Germany

Date:

Dec 1997

Belafonte sings:

Try To Remember 

Source: Hans-Peter & Menno (Also contributed next 2 listings)

7)

HARRY BELAFONTE SINGS

Program:

WUNSCHKONZERT (Wish Concert)

Network:

TV Germany

Date:

Dec 1997

Belafonte sings:

Try To Remember, Island In The Sun 

8)

HARRY BELAFONTE SINGS

Program:

MUSIK LIEGT IN DER LUFT (Music in the Air)

Network:

TV Germany

Date:

1998

Belafonte sings:

Try To Remember

9)

SCANDALIZE MY NAME: STORIES FROM THE BLACKLIST

Category: Documentary
Production:
Date: 1998
Writer-Director: Alexandra Isles
Consult. Producer: William Miles
Hosted by: Morgan Freeman

Interviews with:

Harry Belafonte, Ossie Davis, Adam Clayton Powell, Rosetta LeNoire

Outline:

Stories of African-Americans whose loyalties were called into question,

whose careers were shattered, and whose struggles for social justice were

subverted.

Video:

60 minutes

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