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Songs From The Golden City

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Synopsis

The Manhattan Brothers wrote and sang 'Township Jazz' music during 1940s and 50s in South Africa. With over 150 hits, they sold millions of records, but their record company, Gallo Records, paid them using petty cash vouchers and hardly anything in royalties. Exiled from South Africa for almost thirty years, Joe Mogotsi now returns to find out if, in the 'new' South Africa, past injustices will be redressed.

Details

Year
1998
Type of film
Documentari
Running Time
50 mins
Format
Digi Beta
Director
Virginia Heath
Producer
Grant Keir
Director of Photography
Richard Branczik
Principal Cast
Joe Mogotsi

Production Company

Faction Films Ltd
28/29 Great Sutton Street, London EC1V ODU
Tel: 020 7608 0654 Fax: 020 7608 2157
E Mail:100532.2564@compuserve.com

Sales
Company

Channel Four International
124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX
Tel: 020 7306 8593 Fax: 020 7306 8363