A Bundle of Blues

Directed by Fred Waller
Starring Bessie Dudley, Florence Hill, Duke Ellington, Ivie Anderson
Run time 10 min

Duke presents Ivie Anderson in the first of her two film appearances: many believe her to be his best featured vocalist and was with the Ellington Orchestra between 1931 and 1942. Musical numbers: “Lightnin,” “Rockin’ in Rhythm,” “Stormy Weather” (vocal by Ivie Anderson), “Bugle Call Rag” (danced by Bessie Dudley and Florence Hill), and a reprise of “Lightnin.”

Name Role
Bessie Dudley Cast Member
Florence Hill Cast Member
Duke Ellington Cast Member
Ivie Anderson Cast Member
Fred Waller Producer
Fred Waller Director
Country United States of America
Original Language English
Run time 10 min
Year Completed 1933