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Minnie the moocher and many, many more

Author: Manny PittsonCab CallowayLouis ArmstrongCount BasieNat King ColeAll authors
Publisher: Oak Forest, Ill. : MPI Home Video, 1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A nostalgic tour through the great Harlem jazz clubs of the 1930s and '40s, led by Harlem born personality Cab Calloway. Using rare clips and "soundies" Calloway fondly recalls the famous clubs -- Yeah Man, Tillis Chicken Shack, Cotton Club -- and the legendary stars that played them, including Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, and Calloway himself.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Manny Pittson; Cab Calloway; Louis Armstrong; Count Basie; Nat King Cole; Fats Waller; Duke Ellington; Lena Horne
ISBN: 1556070217 9781556070211
OCLC Number: 19103295
Notes: MPI Home Video: MP 1392.
Credits: Photography, Hideaki Kobayashi, Phil Pendry ; editors, Melanie Gilman, Jaques Bégin ; consultant, Walter de Mohrenschildt.
Cast: Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Lena Horne.
Performer(s): Cab Calloway.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: produced and directed by Manny Pittson.

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A nostalgic tour through the great Harlem jazz clubs of the 1930s and '40s, led by Harlem born personality Cab Calloway. Using rare clips and "soundies" Calloway fondly recalls the famous clubs -- Yeah Man, Tillis Chicken Shack, Cotton Club -- and the legendary stars that played them, including Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, and Calloway himself.

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