The Cotton Club - Harlem, New York. Duke Ellington band, 1930

The Cotton Club - Harlem, New York. Duke Ellington band, 1930

The Cotton Club

The Cotton Club

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola.  With Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee. The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

The Cotton Club (1984)

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. With Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee. The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

The Cotton Club (1984, drama). Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 6:45-9:00 pm, at Miami Tower. FREE admission.

The Cotton Club (1984, drama). Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 6:45-9:00 pm, at Miami Tower. FREE admission.

Diane Lane is lovely and so are the supporting actors.  The Cotton Club (1984)

The Cotton Club (1984)

Diane Lane is lovely and so are the supporting actors. The Cotton Club (1984)

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, actress, civil rights activist & dancer. She joined the Cotton Club chorus at the age of 16, became a nightclub performer, & then moved to Hollywood where she was ultimately blacklisted for her political views. She returned to her roots as a nightclub singer & continued performing into the 1990s, disappearing from the public eye in 2000. She won a special Tony Award & 2 Grammys for her one-woman Broadway show in…

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, actress, civil rights activist & dancer. She joined the Cotton Club chorus at the age of 16, became a nightclub performer, & then moved to Hollywood where she was ultimately blacklisted for her political views. She returned to her roots as a nightclub singer & continued performing into the 1990s, disappearing from the public eye in 2000. She won a special Tony Award & 2 Grammys for her one-woman Broadway show in…

diane lane in "The Cotton Club" 1984

diane lane in "The Cotton Club" 1984

"The Cotton Club" (1984) / Director: Francis Ford Coppola / Writers: William Kennedy (screenplay), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) / Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

"The Cotton Club" (1984) / Director: Francis Ford Coppola / Writers: William Kennedy (screenplay), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) / Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

There is no need to say anything more but 'The Cotton Club'. It is amazing that there are still original Cotton Clubs in the States and they still have the vibe of Prohibition era. I think this poster is an ad for the movie but it reminds me about the atmosphere of those clubs.

There is no need to say anything more but 'The Cotton Club'. It is amazing that there are still original Cotton Clubs in the States and they still have the vibe of Prohibition era. I think this poster is an ad for the movie but it reminds me about the atmosphere of those clubs.

The Cotton Club with Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Gregory Hines, Maurice Hines, Bob Hoskins, and Fred Gwynn.

The Cotton Club with Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Gregory Hines, Maurice Hines, Bob Hoskins, and Fred Gwynn.

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