GENE KRUPA vs BIG SID CATLETT 1947 DRUM BATTLE ~ DVD ~ SLINGERLAND RADIO KING

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 06, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

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1947. BOY! WHAT A GIRL!

SUPER RARE "ALL BLACK CAST" (EXCEPT FOR GENE KRUPA) FILM.

YOU'LL NEVER SEE THIS ON LATE NIGHT TV!!

THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE FILM IS WHEN BIG SID CATLETT'S BAND IS JAMMING AWAY AT A "HOUSE RENT PARTY". BIG SID DOES A SOLO, GENE KRUPA WALKS IN, TAKES OVER THE DRUMS, DOES A SOLO, AND JUST WALKS ALL OVER BIG SID!!

THIS ALONE IS WORTH THE PRICE OF ADMISSION!

STARS: GENE KRUPA, BIG SID CATLETT, TIM MOORE (KINGFISH FROM THE TV SERIES "AMOS & ANDY"...HE PLAYS IN DRAG...!), BETTI MAYS, ELWOOD SMITH, DUKE WILLIAMS, SHEILA GUYSE, SLAM STEWART, THE INTERNATIONAL JITTERBUGS AS THE HARLEMANIACS, DEKE WATSON & HIS BROWN DOTS,AND MORE.

Two small-time (aspiring to be big-time) producers are trying to convince a Chicago businessman to finance half of their show, while the other half is to be financed by a mysterious Mme. Deborah. But when Madame Deborah is not on hand to meet the money-man from Chicago, an ex-prizefighter is dressed to pose as her. Music and dancing provided by Deek Watson and His Brown Dots, 'Big' Sid Catlett and his band, and Ann Cornell and the International Jitterbugs. Drumm
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