The Jolson story / Columbia Pictures Corporation ; produced by Sidney Skolsky ; directed by Alfred E. Green ; screenplay by Stephen Longstreet ; adaption by Harry Chandlee & Andrew Solt

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Subjects: Entertainers--United States--Biography--Drama
Feature films
Biographical films
Musical films
Jolson, Al, 1886-1950--Drama
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: General
Published: Burbank, CA : RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, [1986]
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Alternate Title(s): Jolson story (Motion picture).
Additional Authors: Skolsky, Sidney
Longstreet, Stephen, 1907-2002
Chandlee, Harry, 1882-1956
Solt, Andrew, 1916-1990
Green, Alfred E., 1889-1960
Parks, Larry, 1914-1975
Keyes, Evelyn, 1916-2008
Demarest, William
Columbia Pictures Corporation
RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Notes: VHS format, Hi-fi, Stereo
Cast: Larry Parks, Evelyn Keyes, William Demarest, Bill Goodwin, Ludwig Donath, Tamara Shayne
Credits: Director of photography, Joseph Walker ; editor, William A. Lyon
Summary: Asa Yoelson, a brash vaudeville performer, becomes Al Jolson, the great entertainer of the Twenties, but success in show business brings marital difficulties. All songs in this biography, including such favorites as "Swanee", "April showers", and "Mammy", use Jolson's own voice
Academy Awards, 1947: Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture ; Best Sound, Recording
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 14352404