Cotton Club Parade, Fifth Edition (Show Program)
Program for the fifth edition of the Cotton Club Parade, headlined by Cab Calloway. Color printed wraps, 12.25 x 9 inches,  pages. Contents in dark brown monochrome, including many halftone photographs and graphic elements. Very Good with spotting toward the upper edge of the wraps and light handling soil, but contents still crisp and unmarked. A rare surviving program from the legendary institution.
Credits: Herman Stark, director. Featuring Cab Calloway, Nicholas Bros., Berry Bros., Mae Johnson, W.C. Handy, June Richmond, Dandridge Sisters, Timmy and Freddie, Sister Tharpe, Jig Saw Jackson, Willie Jackson, Whyte's Lindy Hoppers, Will Vodery's Choir, Dynamite Hooker, Cotton Club Boys, Cab Calloway and Orchestra, Socarras' Orchestra.
Production, music, and lyrics by J. Fred Coots and Benny Davis ; Musical supervision and orchestrations by Will H. Vodery ; Dances by Charlie Davis and Al Richards.
Program: Opening: a lesson in jive / Harold Nicholas, Cab Calloway -- Black magic / Dynamite Hooker -- California song birds / Dandridge Sisters -- "Picketing the old plantation" / Cab Calloway, Whytes Lindy Hoppers -- Scarlet O'Hara (from Lennox Ave.) / Mae Johnson -- Clowns in color / Timmey and Freddie -- Hallelujah brown / Sister Tharpe, Cab Calloway, Mae Johnson, Harold Nicholas, June Richmond -- Body magic / Jig Saw Jackson -- Holy roller / Sister Tharpe -- Congo conga / Mae Johnson, Cotton Club Boys -- Songs and rhythm / Nicholas Bros. -- Boogie woogie (new dance craze) / Nicholas Bros. and chorus -- Madly in love / Cab Calloway, June Richmond, Dandridge Sisters -- Three dancing wonders / Berry Bros. -- Grand finale. St. Louis Blues / W.C. Handy, Cab Calloway, and the entire company.