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The Jolson Story

Original title
The Jolson Story
Year
Running time
128 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Sidney Buchman, Harry Chandlee, Stephen Longstreet, Andrew Solt
Music
Saul Chaplin, George Duning, Hugo Friedhofer, Arthur Morton, Marlin Skiles, Morris Stoloff
Cinematography
Joseph Walker
Cast
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Producer
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Genre
Musical. Drama | Biography
Synopsis / Plot
This entertaining biography traces the life of the one-of-a-kind performer, Al Jolson (Larry Parks). Jolson, a cantor's son, rose from his humble background to become first a vaudeville performer, and then a world-famous Broadway and film star. The films soundtrack includes 25 original Jolson classics, including "April Showers," "Mammy," and "Swanee."
Awards
1946: 2 Academy Awards: Best OST (Musical), Sound. 6 Nominations
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