The mission of The Department of Afro-American Research Arts and Culture is to identify the global significance of the creative contributions pioneered by an international diaspora of Afro-Americans.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party (1935)


This entry in Paramount's "Headliner" series of musical shorts headlines Cab Calloway and his Orchestra. They do some numbers at Harlem's "Cotton Club" and following the show, they go over to a Harlem rendezvous and shimmy at a jitterbug party. Cameo appearance of Lena Horne and Ethel Moses. 


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