Rhythm and Blues Revue
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|Rhythm and Blues Revue|
|Directed by||Joseph Kohn
|Produced by||Ben Frye|
|Written by||Ben Frye
|Edited by||Arthur Rosenblum|
|Distributed by||Studio Films, Inc.|
Rhythm and Blues Revue is a plotless variety show, one of several compiled for theatrical exhibition from the made-for-television short films produced by Snader and Studio Telescriptions, with newly-filmed host segments by Willie Bryant. Originally 86 minutes, the "short" version available on public domain collections and websites is missing a reel.
- Lionel Hampton
- Faye Adams
- Bill Bailey
- Herb Jeffries
- Freddie Robinson
- Amos Milburn
- The Larks (David Bowers, Orville Brooks and Gene Mumford)
- Sarah Vaughan
- Count Basie
- Big Joe Turner
- Delta Rhythm Boys
- Martha Davis
- Little Buck
- Nat King Cole
- Mantan Moreland
- Nipsey Russell
- Cab Calloway
- Ruth Brown
- Leonard Reed
- Willie Bryant
- Amos Milburn - "Bad, Bad Whiskey"
- Bill Bailey (dancing) - "Waiting for the Sunrise"
- The Larks - "Waiting for the Sunrise"
- Nat King Cole - "Calypso Blues"
- Delta Rhythm Boys - "Dry Bones"
- Faye Adams - "Every Day"
- Martha Davis and her husband - "Goodbye Honey, Goodbye"
- Count Basie and his orchestra - "He Plays Bass in the Basie Band"
- Ruth Brown - "It's Raining Teardrops from My Eyes"
- Lionel Hampton and his band - "Jam Session"
- Cab Calloway and his orchestra - "Minnie the Moocher"
- Count Basie and his orchestra - "One O'Clock Jump"
- Sarah Vaughan - "Perdido"
- Big Joe Turner - "Shake, Rattle and Roll"
- Herb Jeffries - "In My Heart (There's a Song)"
- Clear, Rebecca D. (1994). Jazz on film and video in the Library of Congress. DIANE Publishing. p. 107.
- Rhythm and Blues Revue at the Internet Movie Database
- Rhythm and Blues Revue is available for free download at the Internet Archive
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