The King of Jazz

Jazz? Whiteman may not have been the hottest swinger in town, but this is still hugely enjoyable, partly because of the marvellous two-strip Technicolor, partly because it dispenses with story altogether to focus on a lavishly designed musical revue. Catch Joe Venuti on fiddle, and Whiteman and his boys pounding out Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue'.

Release details

Duration: 105 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Murray Anderson
Screenwriter: Frederick T Lowe Jr, Harry Raskin
Cast: Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
John Boles
Bing Crosby and the Rhythm Boys
Slim Summerville
Laura LaPlante
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