WorldCat Identities

Calloway, Cab 1907-1994

Works: 2,081 works in 3,658 publications in 6 languages and 25,108 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Jazz  Road films  Romance films  Film adaptations  Biography  Autobiographies  Swing (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Conductor, Singer, Originator, Composer, Director, Dancer, Vocalist, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Other, Creator, Musician, Commentator, Contributor, Speaker, Lyricist, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 )

65 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,010 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 )

34 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,135 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 Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and German and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young New Orleans gambler is determined to take the expert crown away from an old man known as the King of Stud Poker. They engage in a non-stop stud poker duel-to-the-death to determine who will be the reigning gambling king
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 493 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 by Edgar Hayes( Recording )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swingin' uptown : Renaissance in Harlem( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 423 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
The fabulous swing collection( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 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

Dizzy Gillespie : Ken Burns jazz by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 297 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
The call of the jitterbug by Tana Ross( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swing musicians from the 1930s argue the derivation of the Jitterbug from the Lindy Hop
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 273 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
Nicky's jazz for kids( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 257 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 255 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 best of jazz & blues( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 241 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
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 )

92 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theme songs( )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.05 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 كلوواي مغني جاز وقائد فرقة موسيقية أمريكي

کب کلووی

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