Get smart curated videos delivered to your inbox.   SUBSCRIBE
The Kid Should See This

Ella Fitzgerald sings A Tisket a Tasket (1942)

Watch more with these video collections:

Ella Fitzgerald, in her first screen role, sings A Tisket a Tasket in Abbott and Costello’s Ride Em Cowboy in 1942.

ella fitzgerald
singing to the bus driver
There are more great singing performances in Abbott and Costello movies, like this one: The Andrews Sisters – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Of Company B.

Updated video.

This Webby award-winning video collection exists to help teachers, librarians, and families spark kid wonder and curiosity. TKSST features smarter, more meaningful content than what's usually served up by YouTube's algorithms, and amplifies the creators who make that content.

Curated, kid-friendly, independently-published. Support this mission by becoming a sustaining member today.

🌈 Watch these videos next...

The Importance of Setting in a Story

Rion Nakaya

The Mills Brothers: Swing It, Sister (1934)

Rion Nakaya

Chico Marx plays the piano (and an apple)

Rion Nakaya

What happened that time Ella Fitzgerald forgot the lyrics?

Rion Nakaya

Jerry Lewis mimes typing in Who’s Minding the Store (1963)

Rion Nakaya

Kermit the Frog sings The Rainbow Connection (1979)

Rion Nakaya

Donald O’Connor performs Make ‘Em Laugh

Rion Nakaya

Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers in Hellzapoppin’ (1941)

Rion Nakaya

Blues Brothers & Ray Charles – Shake a Tail Feather (1980)

Rion Nakaya