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September 9, 2014

1943 – Dixie

Bing Crosby

Dixie (1943, Paramount)

As “Dan Emmett”

Cast: Dorothy Lamour, Marjorie Reynolds, Billy De Wolfe, Eddie Foy Jr.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland

Screenwriter: Karl Tunberg & Darrell Ware from a story by William Ranking adapted by Claude Binyon

Summary: A lose biography of pioneer minstrel and composer Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote such classics as “old Dan Tucker” as well as the title song.

Featured Songs:

  • “Sunday, Monday Or Always”
  • “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”
  • “Old Dan Tucker”
  • “The Last Rose of Summer”
  • “She’s From Missouri”
  • “A Horse That Knows The Way Back Home”
  • “If You Please”
  • “Dixie”

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