Jivin' Be-Bop / Beware

In "Jivin' In Bebop", Dizzy Gillispie takes center stage and hosts an old time variety show from the "Chitin' Circuit" captured in its entirety. Jivin' in Be Bop features one smash show-stopping tune after another performed by Dizzy & His Orchestra, intermingled with hilarious vaudeville routines. Starring Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra, Helen Humes, Ray Sneed Sanji, Freddie Carter & Ralph Brown; Directed by Leonard Anderson & Spencer Williams. Screenplay by Powell Lindsay. Produced by William D. Anderson.

In "Beware", Ware College is about to close its doors forever because its endowment has run dry. A last minute appeal to famous alumni brings the college's plight to the attention of Louis Jordan. Jordan, known as the 'King Of The Jukebox', set things right by hounding the good-for-nothing grandson of Ware College's founder into spending his fortune on education rather than fast living. Beware features over a half dozen numbers by jazz great Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five. Starring Louis Jordon and his Tympany Five, Frank Wilson, Emory Richardson, Valerie Black, Milton Woods, Jospeh Hilliard, Tommy Hix, Dimples Daniels. Produced and Directed by Bud Pollard. (1946 - B&W - 153 Minutes) This DVD is in Mint condition!