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Black entertainment in film. Black musicals.

Author: Cab CallowayJeni Le GonIda JamesLena HorneRalph CooperAll authors
Publisher: Woodland Hills, CA : St. Clair Vision, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Hi de ho: Big band sensation Cab Calloway becomes the object of two women's desires: his steady girlfriend and his manager ; Swing: Ted Gregory is trying to become the first black producer to mount a show on Broadway but his star singer is getting in the way ; The duke is tops: A successful performer comes close to losing her man because of his lesser success at being a producer ; Beware: The Band is stranded at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Musical films
Race films
Ethnic
Musical
Named Person: Cab Calloway; Cab Calloway; Cab Calloway
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cab Calloway; Jeni Le Gon; Ida James; Lena Horne; Ralph Cooper; Louis Jordan; Josh Binney; Oscar Micheaux; William L Nolte; Bud Pollard; St. Clair Vision (Firm); Tyler Twins.
OCLC Number: 188034018
Notes: Title from container.
Hi de ho originally released as a motion picture in 1947 ; Swing originally released as a motion picture in 1938 ; The duke is tops originally released as a motion picture in 1938 ; Beware! originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
Bonus feature: Radio episode - "The trumpet talks."
Performer(s): Hi de ho: Cab Calloway, Jenni LeGon, Ida James ; Swing: Tyler Twins ; The duke is tops: Lena Horne, Ralph Cooper ; Beware: Louis Jordan.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated, may not be suitable for all ages.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 265 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, all regions; Dolby Digital 5.1 virtual surround sound, remastered.
Contents: Hi de ho / directed by Josh Binney (72 min.) --
Swing / director, Oscar Micheaux (60 min.) --
The duke is tops / William L. Nolte (79 min.) --
Beware! / directed by Bud Pollard (54 min.).
Other Titles: Trumpet talks.
Black musicals

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Hi de ho: Big band sensation Cab Calloway becomes the object of two women's desires: his steady girlfriend and his manager ; Swing: Ted Gregory is trying to become the first black producer to mount a show on Broadway but his star singer is getting in the way ; The duke is tops: A successful performer comes close to losing her man because of his lesser success at being a producer ; Beware: The Band is stranded at Louis' Alma Mater, and finds fiscal chicanery when the college dean feuds withthe pretty gym teacher.

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