Dizzy Gillespie (actor) JIVIN’ IN BE-BOP (1947) Lobby card$600.00
[New York]: William D. Alexander, . Vintage original 11 x 14″ (28 x 36 cm.) lobby card. There are various stains and tears at the edges, reinforced on back with brown paper. Overall good+.
Jivin’ in Be-Bop is a 57-minute feature film starring a young Dizzy Gillespie, who was one of the foremost creators of bebop post-WWII jazz. The film consists of nineteen musical and dance numbers, with Gillespie and his band performing 8 songs. The band plays off-camera during various dance numbers. Vocalist Helen Humes also makes an appearance. The film is a precious time capsule of this seminal moment in American music history, and all paper from it is rare.