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Cab Calloway

  • Dec 25, 1907 - Nov 18, 1994 (age 86)
  • 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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2013
The Jazz Effect: Cab Calloway
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AlbumNov 1, 2013

The Jazz Effect: Cab Calloway

The Jazz Effect: Cab Calloway released.
The Hot 50: Cab Calloway - Fifty Classic Tracks
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AlbumOct 8, 2013

The Hot 50: Cab Calloway - Fifty Classic …

The Hot 50: Cab Calloway - Fifty Classic Tracks released.
2012
The Band Leader 1929-1931, Vol. 2
AlbumMar 2, 2012

The Band Leader 1929-1931, Vol. 2

The Band Leader 1929-1931, Vol. 2 released.
2009
George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
AlbumApr 30, 2009

George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess released.
2008
Hi De Ho Man
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AlbumAug 10, 2008

Hi De Ho Man

Hi De Ho Man released.
The Best of Cab Calloway [Hallmark]
AlbumJan 13, 2008

The Best of Cab Calloway [Hallmark]

The Best of Cab Calloway [Hallmark] released.
2007
Award2007

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nomination2007

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominated for Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
2006
The Gold Collection
AlbumOct 23, 2006

The Gold Collection

The Gold Collection released.
New York 1935-1937, Vol. A
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AlbumJul 18, 2006

New York 1935-1937, Vol. A

New York 1935-1937, Vol. A released.
New York 1939-1940, Vol. D
AlbumJul 18, 2006

New York 1939-1940, Vol. D

New York 1939-1940, Vol. D released.
SongJul 18, 2006

Hi De Ho Man
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SongJul 4, 2006

Happy Feet
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The Scat Song
AlbumMay 1, 2006

The Scat Song

The Scat Song released.
2005
Cab Performs the Classics
AlbumMay 2, 2005

Cab Performs the Classics

Cab Performs the Classics released.
Jukebox Hits: 1930-1950
AlbumJan 25, 2005

Jukebox Hits: 1930-1950

Jukebox Hits: 1930-1950 released.
SongJan 1, 2005

Minnie the Moocher
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2004
A Proper Introduction to Cab Calloway: Zah, Zuh, Zaz
AlbumApr 13, 2004

A Proper Introduction to Cab Calloway: Z…

A Proper Introduction to Cab Calloway: Zah, Zuh, Zaz …
A Proper Introduction to Cab Calloway: Zah, Zuh, Zaz released.
Zaz Zuh Zaz
AlbumJan 12, 2004

Zaz Zuh Zaz

Zaz Zuh Zaz released.
2003
The Hi-De-Ho Man: 1930-1933
AlbumMar 4, 2003

The Hi-De-Ho Man: 1930-1933

The Hi-De-Ho Man: 1930-1933 released.
2002
Jitterbug [Fabulous]
AlbumSep 24, 2002

Jitterbug [Fabulous]

Jitterbug [Fabulous] released.
Who's the Swinginest Man in Town?
AlbumSep 3, 2002

Who's the Swinginest Man in Town?

Who's the Swinginest Man in Town? released.
Wah-Dee-Dah
AlbumJun 4, 2002

Wah-Dee-Dah

Wah-Dee-Dah released.
2001
Cotton Club
AlbumJun 4, 2001

Cotton Club

Cotton Club released.
Big Band Legends
AlbumMay 1, 2001

Big Band Legends

Big Band Legends released.
Swinging Big Band Leader
AlbumMar 6, 2001

Swinging Big Band Leader

Swinging Big Band Leader released.
2000
Cocktail Hour
AlbumOct 17, 2000

Cocktail Hour

Cocktail Hour released.
Verve Décapante d'Un Showman Burlesque et Dandy
AlbumSep 25, 2000

Verve Décapante d'Un Showman Burles…

Verve Décapante d'Un Showman Burlesque et Dandy released.
1999
Cab Calloway and the Missourians (1929-1930)
AlbumOct 1, 1999

Cab Calloway and the Missourians (192…

Cab Calloway and the Missourians (1929-1930) released.
The King of Hi-De-Ho: 1934-1947
AlbumJan 26, 1999

The King of Hi-De-Ho: 1934-1947

The King of Hi-De-Ho: 1934-1947 released.
1998
A Portrait of Cab Calloway
AlbumDec 26, 1998

A Portrait of Cab Calloway

A Portrait of Cab Calloway released.
Le Jazz de A A Z
AlbumAug 25, 1998

Le Jazz de A A Z

Le Jazz de A A Z released.
SongJul 7, 1998

The Calloway Boogie
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Grammy Hall of Fame
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Award1998

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Minnie the Moocher".
1997
1930-1939
AlbumSep 23, 1997

1930-1939

1930-1939 released.
1996
1930-1931
AlbumNov 19, 1996

1930-1931

1930-1931 released.
1939-1940
AlbumNov 19, 1996

1939-1940

1939-1940 released.
1931-1932
AlbumNov 19, 1996

1931-1932

1931-1932 released.
1932
AlbumNov 19, 1996

1932

1932 released.
1941-1942
AlbumNov 19, 1996

1941-1942

1941-1942 released.
SongNov 19, 1996

Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
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SongNov 19, 1996

Black Rhythm
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Penguin Swing
AlbumJun 15, 1996

Penguin Swing

Penguin Swing released.
1994
Cab Calloway
PersonalNovember 1994

Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway passed away.
Are You Hep to the Jive?
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AlbumAug 9, 1994

Are You Hep to the Jive?

Are You Hep to the Jive? released.
1980
The Blues Brothers
MovieJun 16, 1980

The Blues Brothers

Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts together his old …
Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and his brother Elwood were raised.
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Uptown: A Tribute to the Apollo Theatre
TV ShowMay 30, 1980

Uptown: A Tribute to the Apollo Theatre

Film clips of stars like Billie …
Film clips of stars like Billie Holiday and Bojangles Robinson meld nicely with burlesque skits, singing and dancing by the hosts, Billy Eckstine, Bunny Briggs, Cab Calloway, Gladys Knight ...
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1977
The Love Boat
TV ShowSep 24, 1977

The Love Boat

The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an …
The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an American comedy/drama television series set on luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess, which aired on the ABC television network from May 5, 1977 until Feb 27, 1987; plus, four three-hour long specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series revolves around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing (played by Gavin MacLeod) and a handful of its crew, with several passengers—played by various guest star actors for each episode—having romantic and humorous adventures. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until that series ended two years earlier in 1984.
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1974
Harry O
TV ShowSep 12, 1974

Harry O

Harry O, sometimes spelled Harry-O, is an American private …
Harry O, sometimes spelled Harry-O, is an American private detective series that aired for two seasons on ABC from 1974 to 1976. The series starred David Janssen, and Jerry Thorpe was executive producer. Harry O followed the broadcast of two pilot films: firstly Such Dust as Dreams Are Made On (which aired on March 11, 1973) and secondly (with noticeable retooling) Smile Jenny, You're Dead (which aired on February 3, 1974), both starring Janssen.
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1972
Great Performances
TV ShowNov 4, 1972

Great Performances

Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to …
Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts; the banner has been used to televise theatrical performances such as plays, musicals, opera, ballet, concerts, as well as occasional documentaries. It is produced by the PBS member stations WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED/San Francisco, WTTW/Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV/Dallas/Fort Worth).
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1969
The Littlest Angel
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MovieDec 6, 1969

The Littlest Angel

A little shepherd boy, newly arrived in Heaven, tries to adjust to …
A little shepherd boy, newly arrived in Heaven, tries to adjust to life in the Hereafter.
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Sesame Street
TV ShowNov 10, 1969

Sesame Street

Sesame Street is an American educational children's …
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It is produced by Sesame Workshop (known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) until June 2000) and was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its images communicated through the use of Jim Henson's Muppets, and includes short films, with humor and cultural references. The series premiered on November 10, 1969, to positive reviews, some controversy, and high viewership; it has aired on the U.S.'s national public television provider PBS since its debut, with its first run moving to premium channel HBO on January 16, 2016.
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1968
The Dick Cavett Show
TV ShowMar 4, 1968

The Dick Cavett Show

This particular series combines several "The Dick Cavett …
This particular series combines several "The Dick Cavett Show" on ABC: ABC This Morning/The Dick Cavett Show ABC Daytime March 1968 - January 1969 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Primetime May 1969 - September 1969 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Late Night December 1969 - January 1975 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Late Night September - December 1986
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Nomination1968

Best Performances

Nominated for "Hello, Dolly!".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Award1968

Best Performances

Won award for "Hello, Dolly!".
Outer Critics Circle Award
1965
The Cincinnati Kid
MovieOct 15, 1965

The Cincinnati Kid

In 1930s New Orleans, the Cincinnati Kid, a young stud …
In 1930s New Orleans, the Cincinnati Kid, a young stud poker player who travels from one big game to the next, stopping along the way up with various girls, is pitted against the legendary champion card-sharp Lancey Howard in a high-stakes poker game.
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1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was an American talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise that aired on NBC from October 1, 1962 through May 22, 1992. It originally aired during late-night. For its first decade, Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show was based at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, with some episodes recorded at NBC's West Coast studios in Burbank, California; on May 1, 1972, the show moved to Burbank as its main venue and remained there exclusively after May 1973 until Carson's retirement. In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked No. 12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 it was ranked No. 22 on their list of 60 Best Series.
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The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is an …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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1961
The Mike Douglas Show
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TV ShowDec 11, 1961

The Mike Douglas Show

The Mike Douglas Show was …
The Mike Douglas Show was an American daytime television talk show that was hosted by Mike Douglas. Initially, it aired only in Cleveland during much of its first two years, followed by expansion to Philadelphia and nationwide. It went into syndication in 1963 and remained on television until 1981. It was distributed by Westinghouse Broadcasting, and for much of its run, originated from studios of two of the company's TV stations in Cleveland and Philadelphia.
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1958
Kraft Music Hall
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TV ShowOct 8, 1958

Kraft Music Hall

Kraft Music Hall is an umbrella title for several television series …
Kraft Music Hall is an umbrella title for several television series aired by NBC in the United States from the 1950s to the 1970s in the musical variety genre, sponsored by Kraft Foods, the producers of a well-known line of cheeses and related dairy products. Their commercials were usually announced by "The Voice of Kraft", Ed Herlihy.
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The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams
TV ShowJul 3, 1958

The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Will…

Singing by himself after …
Singing by himself after having previously starred with female vocalist June Valli, Andy Williams hosted this new summer program along with Dick Van Dyke, which mainly featured Andy singing...
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St. Louis Blues
MovieApr 7, 1958

St. Louis Blues

Will Handy grows up in Memphis with his preacher father and …
Will Handy grows up in Memphis with his preacher father and his Aunt Hagar. His father intends for him to use his musical gifts only in church, but he can't stay away from the music of the streets and workers. After he writes a theme song for a local politician, Gogo, a speakeasy singer, convinces Will to be her accompanist. Will is estranged from his father for many years while he writes and publishes many blues songs. At last the family is reunited when Gogo brings them to New York to see Will's music played by a symphony orchestra.
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1955
Music 55
TV ShowJul 12, 1955

Music 55

Music 55 released.
1953
Zulme "Nuffie" MacNeal
Marriage1953

Zulme "Nuffie" MacNeal

Married Zulme "Nuffie" MacNeal.
1950
Four Star Revue
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TV ShowOct 4, 1950

Four Star Revue

Four Star Revue (also known as All Star Revue and All Star …
Four Star Revue (also known as All Star Revue and All Star Summer Revue) was an American variety/comedy program that aired on NBC from October 4, 1950, to December 26, 1953. The series originally starred four celebrities, Ed Wynn, Danny Thomas, Jack Carson, and Jimmy Durante (hence the name Four Star Revue), alternating as hosts of the program every week. Other stars would join the show beginning with its second season, causing the title to change to All Star Revue. Some of the other stars to pass through during the second season were Bob Hope, Spike Jones and Helen Grayco, and Paul Winchell. As the series progressed, several permanent hosts were added to replace the original four. Some included actress and singer Martha Raye, boxer Rocky Graziano, actor and toastmaster George Jessel, and actress Tallulah Bankhead.
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What's My Line?
TV ShowFeb 2, 1950

What's My Line?

What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the …
What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the United States on the CBS Television Network from 1950 to 1967, in black and white, with subsequent U.S. revivals. The game uses celebrity panelists to question contestants in order to determine their occupation, i.e. "line [of work]", with panelists being called on to question and identify a weekly celebrity "mystery guest" while blindfolded. It is the longest-running U.S. primetime network television game-show. Moderated by John Charles Daly and with regular panelists Dorothy Kilgallen, Arlene Francis, and Bennett Cerf, What's My Line? won three Emmy Awards for "Best Quiz or Audience Participation Show" in 1952, 1953, and 1958 and the Golden Globe for Best TV Show in 1962.
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1949
Cavalcade of Stars
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TV ShowJun 4, 1949

Cavalcade of Stars

Cavalcade of Stars released.
1948
The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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Texaco Star Theatre
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TV ShowJun 8, 1948

Texaco Star Theatre

Texaco Star Theatre was an American comedy-variety …
Texaco Star Theatre was an American comedy-variety show, broadcast on radio from 1938 to 1949 and telecast from 1948 to 1956. It was one of the first successful examples of American television broadcasting, remembered as the show that gave Milton Berle the nickname "Mr. Television".
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We the People
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TV ShowJun 1, 1948

We the People

The hosts on this interview program chatted with celebrities, …
The hosts on this interview program chatted with celebrities, politicians and regular Americans with interesting lives. People who had overcome some sort of adversity or faced a challenge were often featured. We, The People began on radio in 1936 and continued to be heard there; this was the first series to be simulcast on television and radio. (This simulcast situation continued through the summer of 1950.) The original host was voice-over announcer Dwight Weist before actor Dan Seymour took over the job in 1949. The information here has been gleaned from magazines and newspapers of the era, as well as the personal papers of the show's director, Preston Wood. (Those papers are part of the Belknap Collection at University of Florida in Gainesville.)
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1947
Hi-De-Ho
MovieMay 9, 1947

Hi-De-Ho

Bandleader Cab Calloway is tiring of his sexy girlfriend Minnie, …
Bandleader Cab Calloway is tiring of his sexy girlfriend Minnie, who in turn is jealous of Cab's manager Nettie. When Nettie gets Cab a job at the Brass Hat Club, Minnie retaliates for his imagined infidelity by setting gangster Boss Mason, owner of a rival club, against him. Will she regret her action before it's too late? (This plot resolves halfway through the film; the rest is a series of 'soundies' featuring the Calloway band's inimitable jive). All-black cast.
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1945
Chris Calloway
ChildSeptember 1945

Chris Calloway

Chris Calloway was an actor, singer and musician.
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1944
Sensations of 1945
MovieJun 30, 1944

Sensations of 1945

Father and son press agents fail to see things eye to eye, in the …
Father and son press agents fail to see things eye to eye, in the final screen appearance of comedian W.C. Fields.
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1943
Stormy Weather
MovieJul 21, 1943

Stormy Weather

The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a …
The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress provides a retrospective of the great African American entertainers of the early 1900s.
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1938
Meet the Maestros
MovieJan 21, 1938

Meet the Maestros

This Paramount Headliner is a compilation short with clips …
This Paramount Headliner is a compilation short with clips from five previous Headliner shorts. Isham Jones and his band leads off with a swing arrangement of the 'Second Hungarian Rhapsody"; Next comes Phil Spitalny's all-girl chorus (and orchestra---Phil the exception) doing "Dinah"; Russ Morgan breaks out his trombone and his orchestra joins him on "Wabash Blues."; Cab Calloway's group follows with the Calloway hit, "ZaZuZaz." The finale has Clyde Lucas and his orchestra playing a Lucas composition, "Congo Rhythm," that includes an interlude of three African "tribal-dancers" ranging from the jungle to the modern.
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1936
The Singing Kid
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MovieApr 3, 1936

The Singing Kid

Singing star loses his voice, recuperates in the country, …
Singing star loses his voice, recuperates in the country, meets aspiring playwright and her daughter.
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1935
Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party
MovieMay 24, 1935

Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party

This entry in Paramount's …
This entry in Paramount's "Headliner" series of musical shorts headlines Cab Calloway, His Orchestra and Ethel Moses. THey do some numbers at Harlem's "Cotton Club" and following the show, they go over to a Harlem rendezvous and shimmy at a jitterbug party. Hi-de-Ho!
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1934
Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho
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MovieAug 24, 1934

Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho

Cab Calloway advises a train …
Cab Calloway advises a train conductor to get his wife a radio so she won't step out. But she does anyway, meeting Cab at the Cotton Club. While the husband's away, Cab visits the wife at home; but there's a surprise in store for all concerned.
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1933
The Old Man of the Mountain
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MovieAug 4, 1933

The Old Man of the Mountain

Betty Boop goes to see the …
Betty Boop goes to see the fearsome Old Man of the Mountain for herself; he sings the title song and a duet with Betty.
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International House
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MovieMay 27, 1933

International House

Professor Wong has invented a television and invites …
Professor Wong has invented a television and invites everyone to see it at China's International House Hotel. Every time Tommy Nash attempts to wed his fiancée Carol Fortescue, he comes down with an illness, and when he breaks out in a rash, the hotel is quarantined. Into this hotel flies Professor Quail in his auto-gyro.
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1928
Wenonah "Betty" Conacher
MarriageJuly 1928

Wenonah "Betty" Conacher

Married Wenonah "Betty" Conacher.
1907
Cab Calloway
BirthDecember 1907

Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway was born.
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