Titles You Haven't Rated (25)
Ordered by Year | PSI
Janet Jackson: Alright (1990) - Short Film
Music video accompanying the Janet Jackson song, Alright
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. (imdb)
The Littlest Angel (1969) - TV Movie
A little shepherd boy, newly arrived in Heaven, tries to adjust to life in the Hereafter.
An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game. (imdb)
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 music of the streets and workers. After he writes a theme song for a local politician, Gogo, a speakeasy singer, convinces Will to be her accompanist. Will is estranged from his father for many years while he writes and publishes many blues songs. (imdb)
Musical variety filmed at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York City. (imdb)
Cab Calloway plays himself in a plot about jealousy, night clubs, and gangsters. Ends with a series of musical numbers. (imdb)
Cab Calloway & Dotty Saulter perform "I Was Here When You Left Me".
Cab Calloway sings “We the Cats Shall Hep Ya”.
Cab Calloway and his Orchestra perform “Walking with My Honey”.
Cab Calloway sings "Foo a Little Bally-Hoo".
As Ginny performs on stage, a woman in the audience accuses her of stealing her husband and fires at her. After she collapses and is taken to her dressing room, the woman, Julia, a friend of Ginny's, dashes backstage and congratulates her on their publicity stunt. When her agents, Gus and Junior, visit her backstage, she brags about her feat and chides them for not being more creative. Horrified at Ginny's brashness, Junior chastises her and leaves. Ginny conspires with Gus to teach him a lesson (AFI)
The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress provides a retrospective of the great African American entertainers of the early 1900s (imdb)
Blues in the Night (1942) - Short Film
Cab Calloway and his Cabaliers sing "Blues in the Night".
Minnie the Moocher (1942) - Short Film
Cab Calloway performing his famous hit "Minnie the Moocher".
Hi De Ho (1937) - Short Film
Young Cab Calloway's mother is concerned, because Cab spends his days listening to the radio, pretending to lead a miniature orchestra. A deacon passing by the apartment hears him singing and advises him go to his wife's gypsy tea room. As she reads the tea leaves, she sees situations which lead to Cab and his orchestra performing musical numbers. (imdb)
The Old Mill Pond (1936) - Short Film
The fish and frogs gather at the old mill pond to hear a jazz concert. Performers include caricatures of Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, and tap dancer Bill Robinson ("Bojangles"). (imdb)
When things go bad for Al Jackson (Al Jolson) and he loses his money, his girl, and his voice, he takes a long vacation at a cabin in Maine with two of his retainers (Edward Everett Horton and Allen Jenkins). (imdb)
Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (1934) - Short Film
A reporter interviews Max Fleischer about his creation, and Betty illustrates with excerpts from three prior cartoons. (imdb)
Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho (1934) - Short Film
This jazz musical short has a comedy plot about marital infidelity. (imdb)
Professor Wong has invented a television machine and invites everyone to see it at China's International House Hotel. Every time Tommy Nash attempts to wed his fiancée Carol Fortescue he comes down with an illness, and when he breaks out in a rash the hotel is quarantined. Into this hotel flies Professor Quail in his auto-gyro. (imdb)
The Old Man of the Mountain (1933) - Short Film
Betty Boop goes to see the fearsome Old Man of the Mountain for herself; he sings the title song and a duet with Betty. (imdb)
Snow-White (1933) - Short Film
Trouble starts when the queen's magic mirror says Betty Boop is fairest. Cab Calloway sings "St. James Infirmary Blues." (imdb)