Monday, September 17, 2012

Old Spadina

The top two photos are by Patrick Cummins taken in the early 1980's.
Sammy Taft with Cab Calloway.
Bob Hope and Louis Armstrong below.
Note the Shopowitz (Shopsy's) in the background.

5 comments:

  1. Hello Greg.

    That is definitely not Hoagy Carmichael.

    It may be Cab Calloway, but can't be sure.

    Dad

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    1. Cab Calloway was a larger man

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  2. I used to wait for my mom to get off the Spadina bus In front of that Hungarian photography store after She finished
    work at the spadina hotel. And yep, that's cab Calloway.

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  3. Shopsowitz-Shopsy's

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