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The Jolson Story

Directed by Alfred E. Green
United States, 1946
Biography, Drama, Musical

Synopsis

This movie shows the idealized career of the singer Al Jolson, a little Jewish boy who goes against the will of his father in order to be in showbiz. He becomes a star, falls in love with a non-Jewish dancer, and marries her. In the end he chooses success on the stage.

Synopsis

This movie shows the idealized career of the singer Al Jolson, a little Jewish boy who goes against the will of his father in order to be in showbiz. He becomes a star, falls in love with a non-Jewish dancer, and marries her. In the end he chooses success on the stage.

The Jolson StoryDirected byAlfred E. Green

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1947
Academy Awards
1947 | 2 wins including: Best Sound, Recording
1947 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

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