St. Louis Blues (1958)
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as W.C. Handy
as Gogo Germaine
as Aunt Hagar
as Bessie May
as Charles Handy
as W.C. Handy as a Boy
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Singer Nat King Cole stars as WC Handy. While the pacing is slow, this film is a generally a decent interpretation of the life and times of WC Handy. Black n White, the movie really involves a love story.
Yes, you really will see Billy Preston (Beatles organist) as a young boy in this film.
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St Louis Blues is one of those movies that deserve to be called a classic because of the great talent.
Nevermind that this is a great biopic of a legendary bluesman W.C.Handy - we have Nat King Cole, Eartha Kitt, Pearl Bailey, Cab Calloway, Mahalia Jackson....
1 St. Louis Blues is a 1958 American film broadly based on the life of W. C. Handy.
Nat King Cole - W.C. Handy
Eartha Kitt - Gogo Germaine
Cab Calloway - Blade
Ella Fitzgerald - Singer
Mahalia Jackson - Bessie May
Ruby Dee - Elizabeth
Juano Hernandez - Rev. Charles Handy
Teddy Buckner - Musician
Barney Bigard - Musician
George Callender - Musician
Lee Young - Musician
George Washington - Musician
Billy Preston - Will Handy as a boy
Pearl Bailey - Aunt Hagar
Jester Hairston - Choir Master/Singer
Haskell B. Boggs
April 7, 1958
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