St. Louis Blues (1958) - (Nat King Cole) US three-sheet poster
Pictured is a 41" x 81" US three-sheet poster for the 1958 Allen Reisner film St. Louis Blues written by Ted Sherdeman and Robert Smith and starring Nat King Cole as W.C. Handy. Plot Summary: The film is based on the life of W.C. Handy; it depicts his upbringing and professional career as publisher and composer of blues songs. It features performances of Handy's classic compositions.
Cast and crew: Nat King Cole, Eartha Kitt, Pearl Bailey, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson, Ruby Dee, Juano Hernandez, Teddy Buckner, Barney Bigard, George Callender, Lee Young, George Washington, Billy Preston, Robert Smith, Allen Reisner, Ted Sherdeman, W. C. Handy