Hollywood Musical Shorts Jazz Cocktails

  |  78 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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A collection of musical shorts originally made by Paramount in the 1920s and 1930s as fill-ins between the main features. 'Office Blues' (1930) features an unknown Ginger Rogers, while a young Bing Crosby crops up in 'Dream House' (1932). Duke Ellington and his orchestra accompany Fredi Washington and Arthur Whetsol in 'Black and Tan Fantasy' (1929), and Rodgers and Hart lend their talents to 'Makers of Melody' (1929). 'Ain't Misbehavin' (1941) features Fats Waller performing the title track. Also included are the shorts 'Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho' (1933) and 'Artie Shaw's Class in Swing' (1939).