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Calloway, Cab 1907-1994

Works: 2,100 works in 3,739 publications in 6 languages and 25,461 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Jazz  Road films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Autobiographies  Biographies  Swing (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Conductor, Singer, Originator, Composer, Director, Dancer, Instrumentalist, Vocalist, Interviewee, Other, Creator, Lyricist, Musician, Commentator, Contributor, Speaker, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )

64 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belushi and Aykroyd star as the Blues Brothers who, after their release from prison, are trying to reunite their rhythm and blues band in order to raise money to save the orphanage where they were raised
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( Visual )

34 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,122 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 )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and German and held by 619 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank dick: "W.C. Fields is Egbert Souse, a lowly bank guard who divides his time between the Black Pussy Cat Cafe and his dreaded family. His humdrum life changes when fate leads him to heroism, Hollywood and the good life. Packed with classic routines, including a wacky cops and robbers chase"--Container
Jammin' for the jackpot : big bands and territory bands of the 1930's by Edgar Hayes( Recording )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swingin' uptown : Renaissance in Harlem( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 413 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
Hello, Dolly! : Broadway cast recording by Jerry Herman( )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fabulous swing collection( Recording )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The call of the jitterbug by Tana Ross( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at the colorful era of jazz dancing in the 1930s and shows how the jitterbug was not only an expression of an age but was also the first art form to break the color barrier in America
The 4 complete Ed Sullivan shows starring the Beatles : and other artists, including original commercials and more by The Beatles (gruppo musicale)( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 294 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
Dizzy Gillespie : Ken Burns jazz by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 291 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 Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles and various other artists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 252 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
Nicky's jazz for kids( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 246 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 best of jazz & blues( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 232 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
Theme songs( )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big band hit parade by Cincinnati Pops Big Band Orchestra( Recording )

4 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minnie the moocher by Cab Calloway( Recording )

91 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.06 for Hi-de-ho : ... to 0.98 for Have you g ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Blues Brothers
Stormy weatherContemporary Black biography, Profiles from the international Black community
Alternative Names
Cab Calloway

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

Cabb (1907-1994)

Cabell Calloway


Calloway Cab

Calloway, Cab, 1907-

Calloway, Cabel 1907-1994

Calloway Cabell

Calloway Cabell 1907-1994

Calloway, Cabell "Cab"

Hi-de-ho 1907-1994 Mr

Hi-de-ho Mr. 1907-1994

Kalovėjus Kebas

Kalovėjus Kebelis

Mr. Hi-de-ho 1907-1994

Καμπ Κάλογουεϊ

Кеб Келловей

Кэллоуэй, Кэб

קאב קאלוויי

קאב קאלוויי שחקן אמריקאי

كب كلوواى

كب كلوواي مغني جاز وقائد فرقة موسيقية أمريكي

کب کلووی

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