1930 – King of Jazz

King of Jazz (1930, Universal, color)
Featured with Rhythm Boys.

Cast: Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra.

Summary: Million-dollar musical revue, shot in two-color Technicolor process, is filled with larger-than-life production numbers and wonderful songs. Highlights include Walter Lantz’s cartoon sequence, Joe Venuti’s swing violin, young Bing Crosby with the Rhythm Boys, and, of course, Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”.

Featured Songs:

  • “My Lord Deliver Daniel” sung by Bing
  • “Mississippi Mud” w/ The Rhythm Boys
  • “So The Bluebirds and the Blackbirds Got Together” – w/ The Rhythm Boys

Short film – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0021025/