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Birth of the Blues (1941)

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1h 27min
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Synopsis:
Jeff Lambert who has grown up in New Orleans surrounded by black music, determines to start a band featuring white coronet player Memphis. However, the Basin Street Hotshots are rejected from several venues for playing "black" jazz, until singer Betty Lou Cobb insists they be hired as her backup band. The band finds success until Jeff and Memphis fall out over Betty Lou, then get entangled with gangster Blackie.
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Harry Tugend
Others:
Robert Emmett Dolan
Studio:
Universal Pictures
Genres:
Classics, Music & Musicals
BBFC:
Release Date:
Not available for rental
Run Time:
87 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
Colour:
Technicolor

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