There is no need to say anything more but 'The Cotton Club'. It is amazing that there are still original Cotton Clubs in the States and they still have the vibe of Prohibition era. I think this poster is an ad for the movie but it reminds me about the atmosphere of those clubs.

There is no need to say anything more but 'The Cotton Club'. It is amazing that there are still original Cotton Clubs in the States and they still have the vibe of Prohibition era.

Vera Cicero (Diane Lane): "You've got about as much style as a bowl of turnips." -- from The Cotton Club (1984) directed by Francis Ford Coppola

Vera Cicero (Diane Lane): "You've got about as much style as a bowl of turnips." -- from The Cotton Club directed by Francis Ford Coppola

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola.  With Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee. The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

The Cotton Club (1984)

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. With Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane…

The Cotton Club (1984)

The Cotton Club (1984)

Cabell "Cab" Calloway was a jazz singer and bandleader from 1930 until his death in 1994. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City. (please follow minkshmink on pinterest)

29 Old School Black Actors Who Were Absolute Stunners

Cabell "Cab" Calloway was a jazz singer and bandleader from 1930 until his death in He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City. Minnie the Moocher

Those famous words “Boop-Oop-A-Doop” that are so famously associated with Betty Boop, were first sung on stage in the Cotton Club by a jazz singer named Baby Esther. The "Betty Boop" cartoon character was the subject of a lawsuit by the popular singer Helen Kane, who claimed her singing style had been ripped off. Baby Esther’s performance in some old footage was shown against Helen Kane in trial(1934) which caused Helen Kane to lose her claim against the Fleischer Studios.

BETTY BOOP Esther Jones was a regular performer at Harlem’s infamous Cotton Club, where a white American singer/actress named Helen Kane saw her act in 1928 and copied Jones’ “baby” singing style for a recording of “I Wanna Be Loved By You.

The Cotton Club | Quad Cinema

The Cotton Club | Quad Cinema

"The Cotton Club" (1984) / Director: Francis Ford Coppola / Writers: William Kennedy (screenplay), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) / Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

"The Cotton Club" / Director: Francis Ford Coppola / Writers: William Kennedy (screenplay), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) / Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

The Cotton Club (1984)

The Cotton Club (1984)

Filmed May 23, 1933, Cotton Club dancers Bessie Dudley and Florence Hill show how to move to Duke Ellington’s Bugle Call Rag. Accompanied by Duke Ellington and his band

Filmed May Cotton Club dancers Bessie Dudley and Florence Hill dance to Duke Ellington’s Bugle Call Rag. Accompanied by Duke Ellington and his band

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