This film here, co-directed by Spencer Williams (uncredited), isn't the greatest thing that you'll ever see but it's certainly a very entertaining documentary of some of the black acts that one would have seen back in the day.
The documentary lasts just under a hour so it's perfect for a variety show type production. Throughout the running time we get some dancers, comedians, some singers and some terrific jazz music. The biggest draw here is that Dizzy Gillespie is on hand and this is a great treat and especially since there's not a great bit of footage of him performing. Other acts include James Moody, Helen Humes, exotic dancer Sahji, Burly-Taylor Duo among others.
If you're into race pictures from this era then obviously this here will be a must see. The production values aren't the greatest and the film isn't too flashy but I found the acts to be entertaining and the film very much worth watching.
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