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Comedy, Drama, Music, Retro
RetroClassics Film Series Presents
- Fri, Jul 22
- Sat, Jul 23
Andrew L. Stone’s STORMY WEATHER
(1943, 78 min)
Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Lena Horne, and Cab Calloway lead an all-star ensemble as they shimmy and stomp through the rare Golden Age Hollywood musical to showcase Black pop stars of the day. Riffing on his own real-life career, Mister Bojangles is the twinkle-toed hoofer flashing back on his showbiz ascent, while Lena Horne channels her teenage Cotton Club travails as a glamorous singer, and Cab Calloway brings the house down with his sparkling theatrics.
Please note that this film may contain negative depictions of people or cultures. Why are we showing it? This film was a product of its time. While it does not represent the views of the Carolina Theatre, we hope that it will provide a glimpse into American culture during its time, help spark conversation, and help us to build a better future for all in Durham.