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King of Jazz

King of Jazz(1930)

Also Known As: El rey del jazz |

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Brief Synopsis

This revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in it's final number that the European popular music are the roots of American popular music, called Jazz.

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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 2 May 1930
Release Date:  1930 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Universal Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  98 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Great Musical

    Redgitane 2012-02-05

    This musical is an extraordinary Hollywood treasure presenting the character, greatness and glamour of the 1920's. The music is fabulous and... MORE>

  • The King of Jazz. 1930

    Redgitane 2010-07-24

    This is a great musical , displaying the phantasy and glamour of the culture of the 30's. Paul Whiteman's orchestra plays the classic George... MORE>

  • Other misconceptions

    Timothy Donovan 2010-06-23

    There have been some postings regarding Bela Lugosi's presence on the King of Jazz set. A photo of Lugosi shaking hands w/Whiteman in front of the... MORE>