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The night is young

Title
The night is young
Genre
Interview
TX Date
29 Jun 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:04:02
Description
Film director John Waters talks to Carol Allen on The Night is Young about his film Hairspray and his inspirations for the film. Speaks of his school integration with the black community during the 1960’s, a theme in the film, and films aimed at teenagers.
Contributors
Carol Allen; John Waters
Keywords
USA; Actors; Television; Adolescents; Films; African-American peoples; Black peoples; Racial segregation; Dance; American (cultural identity); John Waters; Baltimore; Hairspray; School integration

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