Episode #18 - Season Two

Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri is a city famous for its music, crime and gambling. Split Screen visits with segments on -- music, crime and gambling.

Return of the Blue Devils
John tours Kansas City with Bruce Ricker, director of The Last of the Blue Devils, a 1979 film documenting a reunion of Kansas City's greatest jazz musicians. Later John and Bruce stop by to visit with jazz great Jay McShann, who now really is the "last of the Blue Devils."

Lost in Spain
Filmmakers Mike Galinsky and Suki Hawley take you along while they're on tour promoting a film, shooting a film, performing in a band, and hosting a film festival -- all in Spain no less!

The Real Casino
Meet some of the real-life counterparts of Martin Scorcese's 1995 film, Casino. Informants shed some light on shady characters like Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, Tony Spilotro, and Alan Dorfman.

Want to know what the Pequot Tribal Nation in Mashantucket, CT does with their gambling winnings? Marina Zenovich checks out the Native American independent film, Naturally Native.

Episode #18 Credits

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