Calloway, Cab 1907-1994
Most widely held works about Cab Calloway
Most widely held works by Cab Calloway
Stormy weather ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 957 libraries worldwide
Dancing great Bill Williamson takes a look back on the beginnings of his career and his romance with fellow rising star Selina. Their romance is brief because Selina does not want to settle down. The movie includes an all-star show hosted by Cab Calloway.
The Blues Brothers ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Jake and Elwood Blues, two hoodlum brothers searching for redemption, set out to locate and reenlist the members of their defunct rhythm and blues band in order to raise some honest money.
Of Minnie the Moocher & me by Cab Calloway ( Book )
6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
The Blues Brothers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way.
Jammin' for the jackpot big bands and territory bands of the 1930's ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
The Cincinnati Kid ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and German and held by 472 libraries worldwide
The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world.
Swingin' uptown Renaissance in Harlem ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
In the 1920s, African-American literature, art, music, dance, and social commentary flourished in Harlem, in uptown New York City. This cultural movement, which redefined African-American expression, became known as the Harlem Renaissance. Music became the centerpiece that this movement was built around, launching an artistic awakening rather than a social revolt. Featuring commentary from historians and the performers themselves, this program traces the roots of the music, its social impact on society and its eventual acceptance in mainstream culture.
The fabulous swing collection ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Porgy and Bess an original sound track recording by George Gershwin ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 390 libraries worldwide
The Blues Brothers original soundtrack recording ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Nicky's jazz for kids ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
A Parents' Choice Silver Honor winner, this CD provides children with a fun and engaging introduction to jazz. Featuring specially selected original recordings by celebrated jazz masters Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Tony Bennett, Cab Calloway, Nat King C.
Are you hep to the jive by Cab Calloway ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Dizzy Gillespie Ken Burns jazz by Dizzy Gillespie ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 305 libraries worldwide
The Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles and various other artists ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Presents the four complete one-hour Ed Sullivan Shows that launched the "British Invasion" of the music industry and introduced the Beatles to America. Includes the original commercials.
Hello, Dolly! Broadway cast recording by Jerry Herman ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Cab Calloway best of the big bands by Cab Calloway ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 221 libraries worldwide
That's Black entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Vol. 1 covers the history of Black filmmaking from its earliest days through the twenties, focusing on the movies that were made and the production companies that produced them and includes three short films. Vol. 2 compiles a vintage video collection of three-minute music videos called "soundies" that were originally screened on a visual jukebox called Panorams during the 1940s.
The best of jazz & blues ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
"Musicals shorts, produced to merely fill out the film program, have in many cases acquired more value than the features they once supported. Filmed at the Paramount Studios in Astoria, Queens, these films offer unparalleled opportunities to see and hear great artists in action -- and sometimes present surprisingly gutsy subject matter via truly innovative film technique." -- Container.
The 4 complete Ed Sullivan shows starring the Beatles and other artists, including original commercials and more ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
When the Beatles stepped onto Sullivan's New York stage on Sunday, February 9, 1964 to make their American TV debut, 86 percent of all TVs on at that hour tuned in. The Beatles appeared on the Sullivan show four times and presented here are those uncut shows, including not only all of the other performances, but also all of the original commercials. Newly remastered also includes an interview between Ed Sullivan and the Beatles, additional footage, and more.
Jumpin' & jivin'. Volume 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
A collection of short films from the 1940s and 1950s offering a rare opportunity to see as well as hear jazz legends.
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Calloway, Cabel 1907-1994
Calloway, Cabell, 1907-1994
Hi-de-ho, Mr., 1907-1994
Mr. Hi-de-ho, 1907-1994
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