Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party

Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party is a 1935 American musical short film which was released by Paramount Pictures (later sold to U.M. & M. TV Corporation). On 13 February 2001, the film was reissued by Kino International in the DVD collection The Best of Jazz and Blues (Hollywood Rhythm Volume 1).

Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party
Directed byFred Waller
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Written byMilton Hockey
Fred Rath
StarringCab Calloway
Music byCab Calloway and his Orchestra
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
1935 (1935)
Running time
8 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

In the film, Cab Calloway and his Orchestra perform Hotcha Razz-Ma-Tazz and 'Long About Midnight at the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York before going to a house party and performing Jitter Bug. In the final sequence, a young Lena Horne can be seen dancing.

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