But Then, She's Betty Carter (1979)

But Then, She's Betty Carter
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 0hr 53mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Betty Carter Actor n/a 1 1000001
Michelle D Parkerson Director n/a 2 2000001
Michelle D Parkerson Producer n/a 3 3000001
Skip Norman Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
M Boyer Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000002
Jim Brown Editor n/a 172 7000001
Synopsis
The life and 30-year career of jazz vocalist Betty Carter are documented. Carter was discovered by Lionel Hampton when she was scatting along with his band while in a Detroit audience. The singer discusses how she overcame race and gender prejudice in her field, and still photographs and reminicences recount her friendships with other jazz musicians.