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Cab Calloway Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

CAB CALLOWAY
Born: December 25, 1907 in Rochester, New York
Died: November 18, 1994 in Hockessin, Delaware
Biography | show moreshow less
Famed Cotton Club orchestra leader Cab Calloway (1907-1994), one of the premier entertainers in jazz, is best known for his renditions of "Minnie the Moocher" and "St. James Infirmary Blues" and for his "Hi di Ho" delivery. Calloway also displayed his talents in several films, including The Big Broadcast (1932), The Singing Kid (1936), Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (1937) and 1943's Stormy Weather, which also starred Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Lena Horne and Dooley Wilson.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
2010-Rio-Sex-Comedy (Sound), 2008-The-Curious-Case-of-Benjamin-Button (Sound), 1994-Showbiz-Today (Other), 1964-The-Ed-Sullivan-Show (Sound), 1947-Don't-Be-a-Joe (Performer), 2008-American-Masters (Other), 1993-Boxing-Helena (Sound), 2011-Special-Collector's-Edition (Other), 2007-Jazz-Giants-of-the-20th-Century (Other), 1983-Seeing-Red (Other), 2000-Hollywood-Rocks-the-Movies:-The-Early-Years-1955-1970 (Sound), 1984-Beat-This!:-A-Hip-Hop-History (Other), 1999-Grass (Other), 1985-Sesame-Street (Other), 2004-TV-in-Black:-The-First-Fifty-Years (Other), 1936-The-Old-Mill-Pond (Sound), 1988-Sabado-noche (in person), 1995-Betty-Boop:-Queen-of-the-Cartoons (Other), 1942-Minnie-the-Moocher (in person), 1933-The-Old-Man-of-the-Mountain (in person), 1932-Minnie-the-Moocher (in person), 1965-The-Cincinnati-Kid (Performer), 1934-Betty-Boop's-Rise-to-Fame (Performer), 1933-Snow-White (Performer), 1986-1998-Great-Performances (in person), 1991-Sunday-in-Paris (in person), 1991-The-12th-Annual-Black-Achievement-Awards (in person), 1983-1988-Sesame-Street (in person), 1986-WrestleMania-2 (in person), 1986-Ebony/Jet-Showcase (in person), 1986-The-7th-Annual-Black-Achievement-Awards (in person), 1974-Day-at-Night (in person), 1967-The-Kraft-Music-Hall (in person), 1956-Frankie-Laine-Time (in person), 1956-Basin-Street-Revue (in person), 1955-Show-Time-at-the-Apollo (in person), 1950-Cab-Calloway-and-His-Cavaliers-Telescriptions (in person), 1945-Blowtop-Blues (in person), 1945-Foo-a-Little-Bally-Hoo (in person), 1945-Cab-Calloway-Medley (in person), 1943-Stormy-Weather (in person), 1942-Virginia,-Georgia-and-Caroline (in person), 1992-Split-Second (Sound), 2004-Harlem-Renaissance (Other), 1958-The-Jack-Paar-Tonight-Show (in person), 2003-Ed-Sullivan-Presents:-The-Beatles (Other), 2011-Dancing-with-the-Stars (Sound), 1944-Swooner-Crooner (Sound), 1995-The-67th-Annual-Academy-Awards (Other), 1990-That's-Black-Entertainment (Other), That-Girl (Sound), 1946-Dixieland-Jamboree (Sound), 1949-1951-The-Milton-Berle-Show (in person), 1946-Dixieland-Jamboree (Other), 1969-The-Devil's-Joint (Sound), 2001-Jungle-Jazz:-Public-Enemy-#1 (in person), 1992-The-9th-Annual-American-Cinema-Awards (in person), 1987-All-Star-Gala-at-Ford's-Theatre (in person), 1985-Night-of-100-Stars-II (in person), 1983-Your-Choice-for-the-Film-Awards (in person), 1977-All-You-Need-Is-Love (in person), 1968-The-Dick-Cavett-Show (in person), 1964-Missing-Links (in person), 1959-The-Chevy-Showroom-Starring-Andy-Williams (in person), 1955-Beale-Street-Revue (in person), 1953-The-George-Jessel-Show (in person), 1953-The-Larry-Storch-Show (in person), 1951-The-Saturday-Night-Revue-with-Jack-Carter (in person), 1945-I-Was-Here-When-You-Left-Me (in person), 1944-Sensations-of-1945 (in person), 1934-Cab-Calloway's-Hi-De-Ho (in person), 1982-The-Love-Boat (Performer), 1980-The-Blues-Brothers (Performer), 1960-Schlager-Raketen (Performer), 1958-St.-Louis-Blues (Performer), 1938-Meet-the-Maestros (Performer), 1937-Manhattan-Merry-Go-Round (Performer), 1932-The-Big-Broadcast (Performer), 1975-Brother-Can-You-Spare-a-Dime (Sound), 2005-Great-Performances (Other), 2001-Biography (Other), 1993-Apollo-Theatre-Hall-of-Fame (Other), 1975-Brother-Can-You-Spare-a-Dime (Other), 2013-Magic-Magic (Sound), 2006-Idlewild (Sound), 1968-Dean-Martin-Presents-the-Golddiggers-in-London (Sound), 2000-The-Crew (Sound), 1933-Meet-the-Baron (Sound), Show-Time-at-the-Apollo (Sound), 1980-Betty-Boop-for-President (Other), 2009-Johnny-Mercer:-The-Dream's-on-Me (Sound), Ed (Sound), 1997-In-Praise-of-Older-Women (Sound), 2010-Jazz-Legends-in-Concert (Other), 2009-Johnny-Mercer:-The-Dream's-on-Me (Other), 2005-Steve-McQueen:-The-Essence-of-Cool (Other), 1947-Ebony-Parade (Other), 1991-Dr.-Demento-20th-Anniversary-Collection (Performer), 1975-Harry-O (Performer), 1972-Madigan (Performer), 1953-All-Star-Revue (Performer), 1945-Caldonia (Performer), 1996-Janet-Jackson:-Design-of-a-Decade-1986/1996 (in person), 1990-Night-of-100-Stars-III (in person), 1983-Eubie-Blake:-A-Century-of-Music (in person), 1980-A-Tribute-to-the-Jukebox-Award-Winners (in person), 1980-Uptown:-A-Tribute-to-the-Apollo-Theatre (in person), 1976-The-Apollo-Presents (in person), 1975-Good-Morning-America (in person), 1974-Cotton-Club-'75 (in person), 1969-1971-The-David-Frost-Show (in person), 1971-The-Pearl-Bailey-Show (in person), 1948-1967-The-Ed-Sullivan-Show (in person), 1957-The-Big-Record (in person), 1957-The-Nat-King-Cole-Show (in person), 1955-Music-55 (in person), 1951-Kreisler-Bandstand (in person), 1951-What's-My-Line (in person), 1945-Walking-with-My-Honey (in person), 1942-Blues-in-the-Night (in person), 1936-The-Singing-Kid (in person), 1935-An-All-Colored-Vaudeville-Show (in person), 2005-Independent-Lens (Sound), 1949-The-Gulf-Road-Show-Starring-Bob-Smith (in person), 2002-Rhapsody-in-Black (Other), 2001-The-Nightclub-Years (Other), 1998-The-Stories-Behind-the-Making-of-'The-Blues-Brothers' (Other), 1937-When-You're-in-Love (Sound), 2008-Pioneers-of-Television (Other), 1956-Jazz-Ball (Other), 1994-The-Mask (Sound), 1982-Forbidden-Zone (Sound), 1998-Small-Steps,-Big-Strides:-The-Black-Experience-in-Hollywood (Other), 1990-Look-Who's-Talking-Too (Sound), 1984-The-Cotton-Club (Sound), 2007-Family-Guy (Sound), 1938-Straight-Place-and-Show (Sound), 2008-The-50th-Annual-Grammy-Awards (Other), 2009-My-Music:-The-Big-Band-Years (Sound), 2009-My-Music:-The-Big-Band-Years (Other), 1969-The-Littlest-Angel (Performer), 1954-Red-Skelton-Revue (Performer), 1990-Janet-Jackson:-The-Rhythm-Nation-Compilation (in person), 1988-The-30th-Annual-Grammy-Awards (in person), 1988-Let's-Learn-to-Play-Together (in person), 1981-A-Gift-of-Music (in person), 1978-The-20th-Annual-Grammy-Awards (in person), 1975-Black-Shadows-on-the-Silver-Screen (in person), 1970-The-Merv-Griffin-Show (in person), 1970-The-Tonight-Show-Starring-Johnny-Carson (in person), 1956-Person-to-Person (in person), 1955-Rhythm-and-Blues-Revue (in person), 1952-Songs-for-Sale (in person), 1949-1951-Cavalcade-of-Stars (in person), 1947-Hi-De-Ho (in person), 1945-We-the-Cats-Shall-Hep-Ya (in person), 1942-The-Skunk-Song (in person), 1937-Hi-De-Ho (in person), 1935-Cab-Calloway's-Jitterbug-Party (in person), 1933-International-House (in person)
Theater Credits | show moreshow less
Uptown...It's-Hot! - Music (January 29, 1986 - March 16, 1986), Bubbling-Brown-Sugar - Music (March 2, 1976 - December 31, 1977), The-Pajama-Game - Performer (December 9, 1973 - March 3, 1974), Hello,-Dolly! - Performer (January 16, 1964 - December 27, 1970), Porgy-and-Bess - Performer (March 10, 1953 - November 28, 1953), After-Midnight - Music (November 3, 2013 - Present)
  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 145343
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 145343
    CAB CALLOWAY Cab Calloway signs a card with his signature Hi-d-Ho. Signature: "Hi-d-Ho/Cab Calloway", 5x3 index card. Famed Cotton Club orchestra leader Cab Calloway (1907-1994), one of the premier entertainers in jazz, is best known for his renditions of "Minnie the Moocher" and "St. James Infirmary Blues" and for his "Hi di Ho" delivery.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: BEBE DANIELS - HFSID 112178
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: BEBE DANIELS - HFSID 112178
    CAB CALLOWAY and BEBE DANIELS Signatures on opposite sides of an album leaf Signatures: "Cab Calloway" and, on verso, "Bebe Daniels ", 5½x3¾ album leaf. Cotton Club

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: CLAUDIO ARRAU - HFSID 168479
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: CLAUDIO ARRAU - HFSID 168479
    CAB CALLOWAY and CLAUDIO ARRAU Signatures on opposite sides of an album leaf. Signatures: "Cab Calloway" and, on verso, "Claudio Arrau ", 5½x4½ album leaf.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: COLLEEN MOORE - HFSID 59336
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: COLLEEN MOORE - HFSID 59336
    CAB CALLOWAY and COLLEEN MOOREThe entertainers sign separate slips of paper, which were then affixed to opposite sides of an album leaf Signatures: "Cab Calloway ", 2½x2 piece of paper

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH LYRICS SIGNED  - HFSID 226523
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH LYRICS SIGNED - HFSID 226523
    CAB CALLOWAY Autograph lyrics on musical notation paper of his "Ho di Ho" delivery. Autograph Lyrics signed: "Cab Calloway", 1p, 8¼x6¾ musical nontation paper. In full: "Hi-d-Ho/Hi-d-Hi"

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED CIRCA 1934  - HFSID 175842
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED CIRCA 1934 - HFSID 175842
    CAB CALLOWAY He signed this autograph note in London in 1934. Autograph Note signed: "Cab/Calloway", 1p, 4½x5¾. "To Rose". In full: "A perfect voice from a perfect Lady. Best Wishes Hi-d-Ho". Ink note (unknown hand) at lower right: "London/3-22-34.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 180120
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 180120
    CAB CALLOWAY His inscribed signature on an 8x10 photo by James Kriegsmann. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To/Josh/Hi-di Ho/Cab Calloway". B/w, 8x10. Photograph by James J. Kriegsmann, New York (imprint at lower left background).

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 147119
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 147119
    CAB CALLOWAY Inscribed and signed photo from an unusual angle Photograph inscribed and signed: "To/Shella/Hi-d Ho/Cab Calloway". B/w, 8x10. Famed Cotton Club orchestra leader Cab Calloway (1907-1994), one of the premier entertainers in jazz, is best known for his renditions of "Minnie the Moocher" and "St.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 156297
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 156297
    CAB CALLOWAY Signed 8x10 composite photo: full length and bust view images Photograph signed: "Best Wishes/Cab Calloway". B/w, 8x10 overall, image 7¼x8¾ (one surface). Publicity photograph by James J. Kriegsmann, New York (imprint at lower right background).

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 166493
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 166493
    CAB CALLOWAY Signed photo of a broadly smiling Calloway Photograph signed: "Hi-d-Ho/Cab Calloway". B/w, 8x10. Cotton Club orchestra leader Cab Calloway (1907-1994), one of the premier entertainers in jazz, is best known for his renditions of "Minnie the Moocher" and "St. James Infirmary Blues" and for his "Hi di Ho" delivery.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 100162
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 100162
    CAB CALLOWAY Signed 8x10 photo, shown with stagelight "halo" Photograph signed: "Best Wishes/Cab Calloway". B/w, 8x10 overall, image 7x8¾ (one surface). The Cotton Club orchestra leader and entertainer is best known for his renditions of "Minnie the Moocher" and "St. James Infirmary Blues" and for his "Hi De Ho" delivery.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 101851
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 101851
    CAB CALLOWAY Signed 3½x5½ sepia toned photo Photograph signed: "Cab Calloway". Sepia, 3½x5½ overall, image 3x4¾ (one surface). Famed Cotton Club orchestra

    Sale Price $306.00

    $340.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 255465
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 255465
    CAB CALLOWAY Black and white photograph of Cab Calloway in a hat and a suit holding onto his lapel. Photograph signed: "Hi-d-Ho/Cab Calloway". B/w, 8x10. Famed Cotton Club orchestra

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 174635
    CAB CALLOWAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 174635
    CAB CALLOWAY Signed 8x10 photo of the Cotton Club orchestra leader Photograph signed: "Cab Calloway". B/w, 8x10. Known for his unforgettable renditions of "Minnie the Moocher" and "St. James Infirmary Blues", Calloway also lent his talents to films.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 02/09/1965  - HFSID 276607
    CAB CALLOWAY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 02/09/1965 - HFSID 276607
    CAB CALLOWAY The Cotton Club jazz leader signs a contract to appear in The Cincinnati Kid. Document signed: "Cab Calloway Pres.", 2p, 8½x11. New York, 1965 February 5. Agreement between Cab Calloway Inc. and Filmways -Solar Productions for Calloway's appearance in the role of "Yeller" in the film The Cincinnati Kid.

    Sale Price $510.00

    $600.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 574
    CAB CALLOWAY - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE - HFSID 574
    CAB CALLOWAY Inscribed signature on a 5x3 index card Signature inscribed: "To/Penny/Cab Calloway", 5x3 index card. Famed Cotton Club orchestra leader Cab Calloway (1907-1994), one of the premier entertainers in jazz, is best known for his renditions of "Minnie the Moocher" and "St. James Infirmary Blues" and for his "Hi di Ho" delivery.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 172047
    CAB CALLOWAY - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED - HFSID 172047
    CAB CALLOWAY Early, signed black and white picture postcard of Cab Calloway in a tuxedo and top hat. Picture postcard signed: "Cab/Calloway". B/w, 3½x5½. Famed Cotton Club orchestra leader

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • CAB CALLOWAY - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 258594
    CAB CALLOWAY - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED - HFSID 258594
    CAB CALLOWAY Postcard Photo signed with his trademark "Hi. d. Ho." Postcard Photograph signed: "Hi . d . Ho./Cab Calloway". B/w, 4¼x6 overall, image 4x5 (one surface). The Cotton Club orchestra leader and entertainer is best known for his "Hi De Ho" delivery of such songs as "Minnie the Moocher" and "St. James Infirmary".

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • THE PAJAMA GAME PLAY CAST - SHOW BILL SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: WILLARD WATERMAN, MAR - HFSID 309103
    THE PAJAMA GAME PLAY CAST - SHOW BILL SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: WILLARD WATERMAN, MARY JO CATLETT, CAB CALLOWAY, BARBARA McNAIR, HAL LINDEN, RICHARD ALDER, SHARRON MILLER - HFSID 309103
    THE PAJAMA GAME PLAY CASTThe play cast signs on this Playbill for a production of The Pajama Game Showbill signed: "Barbara/McNair", "Hal Linden", "Will P. Waterman",

    Sale Price $306.00

    $340.00

  • THE PAJAMA GAME THEATER CAST - SHOW BILL SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: MARY JO CATLETT, C - HFSID 78792
    THE PAJAMA GAME THEATER CAST - SHOW BILL SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: MARY JO CATLETT, CAB CALLOWAY - HFSID 78792
    PAJAMA GAME: CAB CALLOWAY and MARY JO CATLETT Both sign the show bill cover from the 1973-1974 revival on Broadway. Show Bill Cover signed: "Cab Calloway", "Mary Jo Catlett", 5½x9. Undated front cover (only) for the Lunt Fontanne Theatre production of The Pajama Game .

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

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