Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things
Ella Fitzgerald was a 15-year-old street kid when she won a talent contest in 1934 at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Within months she was a star. ...
The history of New York City’s Apollo Theater in Harlem is given the full treatment.
Ride ‘Em Cowboy
Two peanut vendors at a rodeo show get in trouble with their boss and hide out on a railroad train heading west. They get jobs as cowboys on a ...
Pete Kelly’s Blues
In 1927 Kansas City Pete Kelly and his jazz band play nightly at a speakeasy. A local gangster starts to move in on them and when their drummer ...