[Dixielandjazz] Exhibiton of the Storyville photos of E. J. Bellocq

Ron L'Herault Ron L'Herault" <lherault@bu.edu
Tue, 18 Jun 2002 09:32:58 -0400

The New Orleans Ragtime Ensemble provided the background music.  It was
quite nice actually.

Ron L
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From: "thodgson" <thodgson5@cogeco.ca>
To: "brian.harvey5" <brian.harvey5@ntlworld.com>; "DJML"
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: brian.harvey5 <brian.harvey5@ntlworld.com>
> >
> >>E.J. Bellocq's wonderful photos of the 'working' girls of New Orleans
> >>Storyville district have rightly become famous
> Thanks for your report on this London exhibition.  I am sorry I cannot
> attend.
> I have a good book on Bellocq's work,  "Storyville Portraits", published
> the Museum of Modern Art, NY.  There is also a movie based loosely on him
> and his work: "Pretty Baby".  It was banned in Ontario (not in Quebec).
> Maybe it's available in video in England.  If I remember correctly, there
> no jazz content, however, it does give a good period portrait (no pun
> intended) of NO around 1912.
> Trevor Hodgson
> www.sensationjazzband.com
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