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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 88 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Alfred E. Green.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Janet Blair, William Lundigan, Sara Allgood, Arthur Shields, Paul Whiteman, Charlie Barnet, Ray Bauduc, Bob Eberly, Ziggy Elman, Helen O'Connell, Art Tatum, Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra, Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra.
Summary, etc.:
Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this high-spirited film biography that follows the brothers from their early days all the way to their greatest successes. Director Alfred E. Green (The Jolson Story) uses the film as a showcase for some great music, including I'm Getting Sentimental Over You and Marie. Jazz buffs will notice cameos by greats such as bandleader Paul Whiteman and pianist Art Tatum. In fact, look for a special jam session featuring the Dorseys and Tatum. It's a perfect snapshot of the days when musicians could really swing!
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Dorsey, Tommy, 1905-1956 > Drama.
Dorsey, Jimmy, 1904-1957 > Drama.
Musicians > United States > Drama.
Big bands > United States > Drama.

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