Birth of the Blues (1941)

11/07/1941 (US) Music 1h 27m
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Strike Up The Band ! * Here comes happiness . . . in a merry medley of romance . . . and rhythm !

Overview

Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.

  1. Victor Schertzinger

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  2. Harry Tugend

    Story

  3. Walter DeLeon

    Writer

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Original Language English

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