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Calloway, Cab 1907-1994

Works: 1,637 works in 2,914 publications in 6 languages and 22,853 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Road films  Romance films  Film adaptations  Short films  Biography  Operas  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Conductor, Singer, Originator, Composer, Director, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Commentator, Speaker, Contributor, Lyricist, Narrator, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, FIC
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Most widely held works about Cab Calloway
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Most widely held works by Cab Calloway
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

46 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,935 WorldCat member 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
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( Visual )

24 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member 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 Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection by Monte Brice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't cheat an honest man: "W.C. Fields portrays Larson E. Whipsnade, ringmaster of the seedy circus Giganticus. Whipsnade gets nothing but trouble from his performers, and his daughter (Constance Moore) is torn between a wealthy cad and a charming ventriloquist, played by Edgar Bergen"--Container
Jammin' for the jackpot big bands and territory bands of the 1930's( Recording )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fabulous swing collection( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blues Brothers original soundtrack recording by Blues Brothers( Recording )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are you hep to the jive? by Cab Calloway( Recording )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dizzy Gillespie Ken Burns jazz by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2000 and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hello, Dolly! Broadway cast recording by Jerry Herman( Recording )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicky's jazz for kids( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member 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
The Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles and various other artists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member 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
Big band hit parade by Cincinnati Pops Big Band Orchestra( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a complete recording of Porgy and Bess taken from a broadcast of a live recording at the Titania Palast, Berlin on September 21, 1952 which was part of a U.S. State Department sponsored world tour that lasted for more than three years
Porgy and Bess an original sound track recording by George Gershwin( Recording )

10 editions published in 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hi-de-ho The devil's daughter ; Beware ; Reet, petite & gone by Cab Calloway( Visual )

30 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hi de ho: Big band sensation Cab Calloway (as himself) becomes the interest of two women's desires: his steady girlfriend, Minnie, and his manager, Nettie. Jealous of Nettie's maneuvers, Minnie approaches gangster Boss Mason for help in persuading Cab to perform at Mason's rival nightclub. Violence results when Cab refuses
The best of jazz & blues( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member 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 call of the jitterbug by Tana Ross( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the jitterbug and lindy hop, a dance craze that swept the nation beginning in Harlem in the 1930s. Delilah Jackson, Mama Lu Parks, George Lloyd, Sugar Sullivan-Niles, Frank Manning, Sandra Gibson, and musicians Bill Dillard and Dizzy Gillespie also reminisce about dancing at the Savoy Ballroom and other popular clubs, which are seen in historical film footage. Parks and Manning are shown teaching the dance, which continues to be performed in clubs and on stage
Minnie the moocher by Cab Calloway( Recording )

69 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Blues Brothers
Alternative Names
Cab Calloway americký jazzový zpěvák

Cab Calloway Amerikaans zanger

Cab Calloway amerykański piosenkarz jazzowy

Cab Calloway cantante e musicista statunitense

Cab Calloway chanteur et chef d'orchestre de jazz

Cab Calloway US-amerikanischer Jazz-Sänger und Bandleader

Cabell Calloway

Calloway Cab

Calloway, Cabel 1907-1994

Calloway, Cabell.

Calloway Cabell 1907-1994

Hi-de-ho 1907-1994 Mr

Hi-de-ho Mr. 1907-1994

Mr. Hi-de-ho 1907-1994

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