Search results for "Cab Calloway"


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The Blues Brothers (1980) RT 85% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Direct out of jail, Jake Blues and his Brother Elwood are off on a “mission from God” to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  John Belushi  •  Cab Calloway  •  Carrie Fisher

The Littlest Angel (1969) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2005

Adapted from the book by Charles Tazewell. Michael, a shepherd boy living in Biblical times, finds himself transported to Heaven on his eighth birthday. Michael doesn't fully ...  (more)

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CAST:  Fred Gwynne  •  E. G. Marshall  •  Tony Randall  •  Johnny Whitaker

The Cincinnati Kid (1965) RT 85% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2005

An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ann-Margret  •  Karl Malden

St. Louis Blues (1958) RT Audience 79%

Will Handy grows up in Memphis with his preacher father and his Aunt Hagar. His father intends for him to use his musical gifts only in church, but he can't stay away from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Allen Reisner
CAST:  Nat 'King' Cole  •  Eartha Kitt  •  Cab Calloway  •  Ella Fitzgerald

Hi-De-Ho (1947) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Cab Calloway plays himself in a plot about jealousy, night clubs, and gangsters. Ends with a series of musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Josh Binney
CAST:  Cab Calloway  •  Ida James  •  Jeni Le Gon  •  Virginia Girvin

Sensations of 1945 (1944)

As dancer Ginny Walker performs on stage, a veiled woman in the audience stands up, accuses Ginny of stealing her husband and then fires a gun at her. After Ginny collapses ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Eleanor Powell  •  Dennis O'Keefe  •  C. Aubrey Smith  •  Eugene Pallette

Stormy Weather (1943) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Dancing great Bill Williamson sees his face on the cover of Theatre World magazine and reminisces: Just back from World War I, he meets lovely singer Selina Rogers at a ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Lena Horne  •  Bill Robinson  •  Cab Calloway  •  Fats Waller

The Singing Kid (1936)

The Singing Kid casts Jolie as neurotic Broadway star Al Jackson. Facing professional ruin when he loses his voice, Al heads to the country to regain his vocal timbre and to ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  Al Jolson  •  Sybil Jason  •  Beverly Roberts  •  Edward Everett Horton

Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (1934)

A reporter interviews Max Fleischer about his creation, and Betty illustrates with excerpts from three prior cartoons.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Dave Fleischer
CAST:  Cab Calloway  •  Mae Questel  •  Max Fleischer

The Old Man of the Mountain (1933) RT Audience 67%

Betty Boop goes to see the fearsome Old Man of the Mountain for herself; he sings the title song and a duet with Betty.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Dave Fleischer
CAST:  Cab Calloway  •  Bonnie Poe




Snow White (1933)

Trouble starts when the queen's magic mirror says Betty Boop is fairest.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Dave Fleischer
CAST:  Mae Questel  •  Cab Calloway

The Big Broadcast (1932) RT Audience 50%

The top brass at a radio station believe their popular new star singer is paying more attention to his love life than to his career.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Frank Tuttle
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  George Burns  •  Gracie Allen  •  Stuart Erwin

Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party (1935)

No overview found.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Fred Waller
CAST:  Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho (1934)

This jazz musical short has a comedy plot about marital infidelity.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Fred Waller
CAST:  Cab Calloway

International House (1933) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Assorted wacky characters converge on a Chinese hotel to bid on a new invention ... television.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Peggy Hopkins Joyce  •  W.C. Fields  •  Rudy Vallée  •  Stuart Erwin

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