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Hollywood's Rave Revues: FILM: King of Jazz (1930)

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May 15, 2012

Program Locations:

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium


King of Jazz (1930)

Directed by John Murray Anderson, 98 min.

With Paul Whiteman, John Boles, Laura La Plante, and The Rhythm Boys

screening with

Going Places (1930)

Produced by The Vitaphone Corporation, 10 minutes

Today’s film screenings will be followed by a panel, Revue Stars on Film. Participants include Ron Hutchinson of The Vitaphone Project, A Song in the Dark author Richard Barrios, and Joe Lauro of Historic Films Archive.

This series, programmed by John Calhoun of the Reserve Film and Video Collection, is presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Great American Revue, on view April 20 through July 27 in the Vincent Astor Gallery.

Films shown on Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m., from April 24 through May 29. All features will be accompanied by Vitaphone shorts, thanks to Ron Hutchinson of The Vitaphone Project.

 

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