Posts Tagged ‘Cab Calloway’

“Stormy Weather” in color

August 22, 2020

These is a colorized scene from the 1943 movie “Stormy Weather.”  Cab Calloway and his Cotton Club Orchestra play “Jumpin’ Jive.”  The tap dancers are the Nicolas Brothers.

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Stormy Weather Rolled Into Theaters 75 Years Ago by Troy Brownfield for the Saturday Evening Post (2018)

Cab Calloway performs “Doing the Reactionary”

February 27, 2015

Hat tip to Bill Harvey

Cab Calloway performs “Doing the Reactionary” and “One Big Union for Two,” both from the musical revue Pins and Needles , which was put on by members of the International Ladies Garment Workers and ran on Broadway from 1937 to 1940.