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Calloway, Cab 1907-1994

Works: 1,896 works in 2,717 publications in 5 languages and 20,860 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Swing (Music)  Music  Dance orchestra music  Jazz  Popular music  Juvenile works  Rock music  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Conductor, Singer, Originator, Composer, Director, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Speaker, Commentator, Narrator, Lyricist, per
Classifications: M1500.G47, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Cab Calloway
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The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )
31 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,846 WorldCat member 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
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( Visual )
21 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imaginatively photographed though otherwise conventional all-Black musical featuring a host of top musical performers
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and German and held by 567 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 )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 537 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 513 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 )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fabulous swing collection ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Blues Brothers original soundtrack recording by Blues Brothers( Recording )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Are you hep to the jive? by Cab Calloway( Recording )
12 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 )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nicky's jazz for kids ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 310 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
Hello, Dolly! Broadway cast recording by Jerry Herman( Recording )
9 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles and various other artists ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 280 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
The 4 complete Ed Sullivan shows starring the Beatles and other artists, including original commercials and more by Beatles( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member 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
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )
18 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 259 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
The best of jazz & blues ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 222 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
Jumpin' & jivin' ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short films from the 1940s and 1950s offering a rare opportunity to see as well as hear jazz legends
Call of the jitterbug ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swing musicians from the 1930s argue the derivation of the Jitterbug from the Lindy Hop
The only big band CD you'll ever need ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hi de ho by Cab Calloway( Visual )
25 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Big band sensation Cab Calloway (portraying himself) becomes the interest of two womens' desires: his steady girlfriend Minnie (Jeni Le Gon) and his manager Nettie (Ida James). Jealous of Nettie's maneuvers, Minnie hires a rival clubowner to do away with Cab. Minnie later feels guilty and tries to prevent the killing. Instead she gets dusted by the thugs, leaving the door open for Cab to marry Nettie. This musical review features an all black cast
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Alternative Names
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