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Minstrel Days (1941)

This Vitaphone musical featurette features a minstrel show, with traditional interlocutor and Mr. Bones, doing many old time songs (mostly Stephen Foster) with Al Jolson and Eddie Cantor in... See full summary »

Director:

Bobby Connolly

Writer:

Owen Crump

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Cast

Cast overview:
Bud Jamison ... Interlocutor
Al Herman Al Herman ... Endman
Billy Elliott Billy Elliott ... Endman
Willie Best ... Singer
Three Hi-Hatters Three Hi-Hatters ... Tap Dancing Trio
The Songfellows Quartette The Songfellows Quartette ... Vocal Group
Eddie Cantor ... Eddie: edited from 'Roman Scandals' (archive footage)
Al Jolson ... Jakie: edited from 'The Jazz Singer' (archive footage)
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Storyline

This Vitaphone musical featurette features a minstrel show, with traditional interlocutor and Mr. Bones, doing many old time songs (mostly Stephen Foster) with Al Jolson and Eddie Cantor in blackface, via stock footage from earlier Warners films, inserted doing some of their trademark songs. This short was reissued November of 1946 and again in September of 1953. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Musical | Short

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Broadway Brevities (1941-1942 season) #1: Minstrel Days See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Vitaphone production reels #523A-524A. See more »

Soundtracks

California, Here I Come
(uncredited)
Music by Joseph Meyer
Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Al Jolson
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