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Audition for August (1950)

Approved | | Short, Music | 24 February 1950 (USA)
Singer Kitty Kallen has just threatened to quit her night club job unless the management provides her with a good accompanist. Enter Jan August, celebrated pianist, who, after playing "... See full summary »

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Jan August ...
Himself - Piano Player / Orchestra Leader
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Kitty Kallen - Singer
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Singer Kitty Kallen has just threatened to quit her night club job unless the management provides her with a good accompanist. Enter Jan August, celebrated pianist, who, after playing "Besame Mucho" and "Jan's Boogie", gets the job. Miss Kallen also sings "Stardust". Three songs and plot development take only nine minutes. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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24 February 1950 (USA)  »

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Screenliners (1949-1950 season) #7: Audition for August  »

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Stardust
Written by Hoagy Carmichael and Mitchell Parish
Sung by Kitty Kallen, with Jan August playing the piano
Played by the Jan August Orchestra
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