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Stormy Weather (1943) was a Musical - Black-and-white Film directed by Andrew L. Stone and produced by William LeBaron.

Stormy Weather was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2001.

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Stormy Weather (1943): Bill Robinson and Lena Horne

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 20, 2020 From 4 Star Films

Stormy Weather, as a musical, is nearly unprecedented, and to my knowledge, there is only one other film to truly rival it as a spectacular showcase for African-American talents during this same period. That would be MGM’s Cabin in the Sky (1943). But it’s not simply the case that this i... Read full article


Stormy Weather (1943)

By Beatrice on Sep 28, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Stormy Weather Directed by Andrew L. Stone Written by Frederick J. Jackson, Ted Koehler et al 1943/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental Bill Robinson … Lena Horne … Fats Waller … Cab Calloway … the Nicholas Brothers … Dooley Wilson.... Read full article


Stormy Weather (1943)

By Lindsey on Aug 29, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

(Image via lapl.org) Bill Williamson (Bill “Bojangles” Robinson) is a successful dancer – so successful that he has landed on the cover of Theatre World magazine. When he sees the magazine, he begins to reminisce, with the film flashing back to his days as a fledgling performer. Af... Read full article


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Final film of Fats Waller. On December 15, 1943, less than five months after the film's July 21 opening in Manhattan, Waller, age 39, died of pneumonia on a train stopped at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. Having fallen ill during an engagement at the Zanzibar Room in Hollywood, he had boarded the Santa Fe Chief in Los Angeles and was headed for New York City.
When the film was made Bill Robinson was 40 years older than Lena Horne.
Cinematographer Lee Garmes started the film but was replaced by Leon Shamroy.
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National Film Registry

Stormy Weather

Released 1943
Inducted 2001
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