Storyville: The Naked Dance
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Storyville: The Naked Dance
This documentary chronicles the notorious red light district in New Orleans, in operation from 1898 until the end of the First World War. Storyville was as unique as New Orleans itself. It was a legal operation, confined to a 16-block area from Basin Street down to the Mississippi River, where sailors and good-time men and women could make all the noise they wanted to, right in the middle of the business district. Part of that noise was the new music called jazz, played by the man who said he invented it: Jelly Roll Morton. Storyville, with its bordellos, where people could have any kind of… More