Starting time code: 41:31

Ending time code: 46:03

Length: 272 sec

Beginning: beginning of sequence

Ending: during sequence

Outlines: nothing significant

Completeness: complete, satisfying and uninterrupted

Structure: simple

Shots: 42

Average shot length: 6 sec

Performance: song+dance

Number directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Performer(s): Louis Armstrong

Cast: All Black cast

Stars who don't participate: no data


Diegetic spectators: yes + address

Diegetic status of the number: stage

Diegetic status of the music: diegetic musicians seem responsible for the whole accompaniment


Topic(s): minstrel , shadows , zany or eccentric or screwball , instruments

Diegetic place: unidentifiable

Imaginary place: none

Ethnic stereotypes: no

Exoticism: not exotic

Music & dance

Song: Skeleton in the Closet

Musical ensemble: solo(s) , single instrument

Dubbing: no

Tempo: rhythm tune

Musical styles: Swing (Hot)

Arrangers: no data

Dance director: no data

Dance ensemble: solo(s)

Dancing type: rhythm tune

Dance subgenre: jazz , theater dance

Dance content: eccentric dance


Source: Original number created for the film

Quotation: nothing significant