St. Louis Blues

Nat King Cole, Eartha Kitt, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson (starring)
Allen Reisner (director)
Ted Sherdeman, Robert Smith (screenwriters)

Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, Circa 1958. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1958 film, showing Bing Crosby visiting actors Nat King Cole and Eartha Kitt on the set—a convergence of three of the greatest popular vocalists of the 1950s. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso.

A dramatization of the life of African American composer and musician W.C. Handy, from his early experiences with his preacher father to his success as a blues songwriter.

9.5 x 7.5 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #156019]