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Cherished Melodies (1949)

Approved  |   |  Short, Music  |  31 December 1949 (USA)
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The seventh of 16 musical shorts directed and produced by W. Lee Wilder featuring traditional southern-USA church spirituals and folk-music. A Negro chorus directed by Jester Hairston (as ... See full summary »

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The seventh of 16 musical shorts directed and produced by W. Lee Wilder featuring traditional southern-USA church spirituals and folk-music. A Negro chorus directed by Jester Hairston (as Jester J. Hairston), lends their expert voices in their renditions of...(all spellings exactly as seen and heard on the film, and in the copyrights)..."My Old Kentucky Home" and "Oh, Dem Golden Slippers." Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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church | tradition | song | singing | usa | See All (24) »

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31 December 1949 (USA)  »

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Songs of America No. 7: Cherished Melodies  »

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My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Jester Hairston Choir
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