September 8, 2014
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”.
- “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/