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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