Hi-De-Ho (1947)/The Duke Is Tops (1938)
First, Cab Calloway stars in the musical-drama "Hi-De-Ho," as a bandleader finds his life turned upside down after he gets thrust into a dispute between rival gangs. Ida James, Jeni Le Gon and The Peters Sisters co-star. Then, in "The Duke Is Tops," a young man will do whatever it takes to make sure that his girlfriend achieves her dream of becoming a Broadway star--unaware of the consequences his actions will have. Big production numbers highlight this musical drama starring Ralph Cooper, Lena Horne (in her film debut), Lawrence Criner. Songs include "I Know You Remember," "Blackberry Baby," "Killing Jive," and "Harlem Is Harmony." AKA: "The Bronze Venus." 138 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
- William Nolte
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Ralph Cooper, Lena Horne, Lawrence Criner, Monte Hawley, Neva Peoples, Vernon McCallum, Edward Thompson, Johnny Taylor, Ray Martin, Guernsey Morrow, Charlie Hawkins, Everett Brown, Arthur Ray
- Also On:
- DVD-R Fullscreen