DISC 8 / SIDE A
Cab Calloway stars as a bandleader torn between two women, his jealous girl friend Minnie and his manager Nettie. After Nettie gets Cab and his band a job at the Brass Hat Club, Minnie turns to rival club owner Boss Mason to get revenge. Boss Mason sends a hit man to take care of Cab but Minnie takes the bullet meant for him due to a last minute change of heart.
Stars: Cab Calloway (1943) B&W 63 Minutes/Unrated
BREAKFAST IN HOLLYWOOD
The goings on of a few members of a radio show’s audience is the premise for this feature film derived from the popular ABC radio show of the 1940’s. This film features Tom Breneman, the radio show’s host, as well as Bonita Granville, Beulah Bondi, Zasu Pitts, Billie Burke and Hedda Hopper. Musical performances are provided by Nat King Cole and the King Cole Trio, along with Spike Jones and his City Slickers.
Stars: Bonita Granville (1946) B&W 88 Minutes/Unrated
DISC 8 / SIDE B
‘TILL THE CLOUDS ROLL BY
This Technicolor musical is loosely based upon the life of composer Jerome Kern. The film tells of Kern’s struggles to break into writing songs for Broadway, his moving to London for the sake of his work and his eventual triumph on Broadway as the composer of one of the biggest musicals ever, Show Boat. A star-studded cast includes Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse, Lena Horne, June Allyson, Tony Martin, Kathryn Grayson, Virginia O’Brien, Ray McDonald, Angela Lansbury, Gower Champion, and Lucille Bremer.
Stars: Judy Garland (1946) B&W 132 Minutes/Unrated
This Oscar nominated musical comedy centers on the rivalry of two colleges, all-male Quinceton University and all-female Marr Brynn University. After some Marr Brynn students get publicity by insulting Quinceton University, some fraternity brothers plan to get revenge. They have one of their frat brothers enroll at the all-girl school, di
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