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    90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    A movie and a stage show are two entirely different things. A picture, you can do anything you want. Change it, cut out a scene, put in a scene, take a scene out. They don't do that on stage. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    At times as a performer they segregated us in some of theatres. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    Bubbles was a very good dancer. Tremendous dancer. He was one of our leading dancers of the country at that time. And, of course, he didn't have much of a voice. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    Charleston was a good town. It was a nice town. I played there years ago before Porgy and Bess. And I think the conception wasn't bad. It was good. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    Everybody did something. It was very entertaining. We had a lot of fun. Lot of fun. And there was no segregation, that I could see. I never saw any. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    My audience was my life. What I did and how I did it, was all for my audience. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    Of course, nobody knows what Porgy was, whether he was on his knees all the time or was pulled by a goat or - they don't know what he was. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    That's what George wrote! He wrote it. Why change it? There was this European company that I was speaking about awhile ago - course, didn't nobody know what Porgy was. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
  • 10
    The only credit I can give them. They synchronize wonderful. That's all. They synchronize very - you would have thought that they were actually acting, but they were synching all the time, and that's a rough job. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    They were all good. Can't say that none was best and none was worst. I don't know, they were all good as far as I was concerned. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
  • 12
    We didn't have any segregation at the Cotton Club. No. The Cotton Club was wide open, it was free. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
  • 13
    We usually never got out of there before four or five o'clock in the morning. Every morning. So it was rough. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
  • 14
    Well, he didn't have much of a conversation with me. Not that I can remember. I wasn't used to him. That's about all. I don't know. No conversation. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
  • 15
    You can't say they look up to him - if you did, you've got to look up to everybody in the show. But he's an outstanding character in the show. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway
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    You don't think it was because a white man wrote it, a black man wrote it, a green man wrote it. What - doesn't make a difference! Doesn't make a difference. I think he did a good job. Cab-CallowayCab Calloway