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The Jolson Story(Movie, 1946)

NR
| 2h 8min | Genres: Drama, Music
The Jolson StoryRating: 3.4/5 (with 77 votes)
The Jolson Story is a 1946 American musical biography film which purports to tell the life story of singer Al Jolson. It stars Larry Parks as Jolson, Evelyn Keyes as Julie Benson (approximating Jolson's wife, Ruby Keeler), William Demarest as his manager, Ludwig Donath and Tamara Shayne as his parents, and Scotty Beckett as the young Jolson. The Columbia Pictures production was written by Sidney Buchman (uncredited), Harry Chandlee, Stephen Longstreet and Andrew Solt. The dramatic scenes were directed by Alfred E. Green, with the musical sequences directed by Joseph H. Lewis. A sequel called Jolson Sings Again was released in ... ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Jolson Story

Academy Award for Best Original Musical Score Academy Award for Best Sound Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Original Musical Score Academy Award for Best Sound

About The Jolson Story

The Jolson Story is a 1946 musical biography which purports to tell the life story of singer Al Jolson. It stars Larry Parks as Jolson, Evelyn Keyes as "Julie Benson" (approximating Jolson's wife, Ruby Keeler), William Demarest as his manager, Ludwig Donath and Tamara Shayne as his parents, and Scotty Beckett as the young Jolson.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 6 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/10/1946
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Le Roman d'Al Jolson"
Keywords: biography, musical

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:231589, Added: 04/30/2018, Last updated: 10/12/2021