St. Louis Blues

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

London: National Film Archive, Circa 1958. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1958 film, showing actor Nat King Cole at the piano, with Eartha Kitt watching from behind. Stamp of National Film Archive on the verso, along with cropping annotations in manuscript pencil and ink.

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.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #157092]