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This edition: Hi-De-Ho (1947)





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Episode Details

(1947/U.S., b&w, 64 min., musical) Director: Josh Binney. Cast: Cab Calloway, Ida James, Jeni Le Gon, George Wiltshire. Cab’s girlfriend (Jeni Le Gon) is jealous of his new female manager (Ida James). Slim plot with lots of musical numbers, including Calloway singing, “Minnie’s a Hepcat Now” and “St. James Infirmary Blues.”

Discussion guest: Krin Gabbard, Prof. of Comparative Literature, SUNY/Stonybrook.