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 »

Director:

Burton Benjamin

Writer:

Frances Dinsmoor (narrative)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jan August Jan August ... Himself - Piano Player / Orchestra Leader
Kitty Kallen ... Kitty Kallen - Singer
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Short | Music

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Besame Mucho
Written by Consuelo Velázquez (uncredited)
Played on piano by Jan August
Played by the Jan August Orchestra
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