The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal-makers. While we're digging through these archives, we often come across amazing photos that we're just dying to share. So, without further ado, here's the one image that stands out for us this week:
Duke Ellington on the set of Belle of the Nineties, Hollywood, California, 1934
You'd think that the leader of the Duke Ellington Orchestra would have a little help schlepping around his group's instruments on the set of 1934's Belle of the Nineties, which featured Mae West performing alongside Ellington's ensemble.