Perfect Harmony [DVD] [1993]

This made-for-cable drama has been given a sturdy presentation for its release on DVD. Perfect Harmony has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Surround. The dialogue is in English, with an alternate French soundtrack and optional Spanish subtitles. No additional bonus materials have been included.
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Overview

Special Features

  • French language track
  • Spanish subtitles
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

Perfect Harmony
Music bridges a gap between two cultures in this made-for-TV drama. In 1957, Derek Sanders (Peter Scolari) is hired to teach music and direct the choir at Blanton Academy, a private school in South Carolina. Integration has not yet come to Blanton, and a number of students display an open hostility towards African-American in the community, most notably Taylor Bradshaw (Justin Whalin), one of the school bullies who makes no secret of his dislike of people of color. As Sanders tries to impress a more open-minded attitude upon the boys in his choir, he introduces a new vocalist to the group -- Landy Allen (Eugene Byrd), the teenaged son of Zeke (Moses Gunn), the school's black caretaker. Despite his initial enmity, Bradshaw strikes up a friendship with Allen based on their shared love for music, and as Allen teaches Bradshaw about the blues, he also finds himself learning about a people and a community he previously know almost nothing about. Noted folk-blues Richie Havens also appears in the film's supporting cast. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Moses Gunn
    Moses Gunn
  • Cleavon Little
    Cleavon Little
  • Peter Scolari
    Peter Scolari - Derek Sanders
  • Darren McGavin
    Darren McGavin - Mr. Hobbs
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    Catherine Stewart - Miss Hobbs
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