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US 1941/42. Director: William Dieterle. Music: Leith Stevens. Writer: Philip Yordan, Frank Cavett. 88 min. OV.
Featuring Adolphe Menjou, George Bancroft, Todd Duncan, Connee Boswell and the All American Dance Band [Charlie Barnett, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Gene Krupa and others]
The attempt of the German emigrant Wilhelm Dieterle to tell the “Story of a Nation from Ragtime to Boogie-Woogie” by means of a love story between New Orleans, St. Louis and Chicago, without quite getting into the “whitewashing” of the history of jazz.

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18. Nov. 2023
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