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One of the greatest musicals ever made, THE JOLSON STORY is an electrifying cavalcade of lavish production numbers with an all-star cast. Winning Academy Awards(r) for Musical Scoring and Sound Recording, the film also received four Academy Award(r) nominations in 1946, including Best Actor for Larry Parks' portrayal of Al Jolson. The film traces the meteoric singing/performing career of Asa Yoelson,a talented cantor's son determined to make it big in the "biz." After changing his name to Al Jolson, Asa captivates audiences everywhere as a spellbinding minstrel and jazz performer. Featuring 25 songs by Jolson and big hits such as "My Mammy" and "You Made Me Love You," THE JOLSON STORY is a compelling tribute to an incomparable performer once hailed as America's Greatest Entertainer!
Not quite as good as original, but still - gotta love that musicPublished 25 days ago by Jeri Golden
THIS is the movie of movies for Miss Evelyn Keyes who is best know for her part as Sue Elen O'Hara in Gone With The Wind. Great film. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mr. Mark Gonzaga
If you old old enough to remember Al Jolson you will appreciate this movie. Lots and lot of songs made famous by this star of music history. Larry Parks does a great job.Published 3 months ago by Lawrence W. Gordon
A great follow-up to The Jolson Story. While some liberties are taken with the actual life story of Al Jolson, this sequel finishes off the story of his struggles with being a... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Steven M. Satin