"the prosperous, confident look of extras in Coppola's Cotton Club"

The Cotton Club is a 1984 crime drama, which centres on a famous 1930s Harlem jazz club of the same name.  It offers a fictionalized history of the club, in the context of race relations in the 1930s.

Dancers in a Jazz Club, USA, 1940s
Public DomainDancers in a Jazz Club, USA, 1940s - Credit: William Gottlieb

The movie was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, the man behind The Godfather movies and Apocalypse Now.  He is described by the IMDb as one of America's most erratic, energetic and controversial filmmakers.