• Fabulous Dorseys

Fabulous Dorseys

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Format: Blu-Ray
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The Dorsey Brothers portray themselves in this rollicking musical biography. The Fabulous Dorseys follows Tommy and Jimmy from their upbringing in Pennsylvania to their great successes in the music business. Director Alfred E. Green (The Jolson Story) uses the film as a showcase for the tunes that charmed a generation, including 'I'm Getting Sentimental Over You' and 'Tangerine.' Janet Blair (My Sister Eileen) appears with the Dorseys, while jazz buffs will enjoy cameos by Paul Whiteman, Helen O'Connell, and other stars of the day. The film's undeniable highlight is a jam session featuring the Dorseys and piano legend Art Tatum, guaranteed to get your foot tapping!

Format
Format type Blu-Ray
Film
Year 1947
Rating U
Director Alfred E. Green
Starring

Tommy Dorsey

Jimmy Dorsey

Janet Blair

Paul Whiteman

William Lundigan

Country USA
Label Film Detective
Synopsis

The Dorsey Brothers portray themselves in this rollicking musical biography. The Fabulous Dorseys follows Tommy and Jimmy from their upbringing in Pennsylvania to their great successes in the music business. Director Alfred E. Green (The Jolson Story) uses the film as a showcase for the tunes that charmed a generation, including 'I'm Getting Sentimental Over You' and 'Tangerine.' Janet Blair (My Sister Eileen) appears with the Dorseys, while jazz buffs will enjoy cameos by Paul Whiteman, Helen O'Connell, and other stars of the day. The film's undeniable highlight is a jam session featuring the Dorseys and piano legend Art Tatum, guaranteed to get your foot tapping!

Region tv Region 0
Language English
Subtitles English, Spanish
Running time 88 mins
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Case type Standard
Extra features
  • Original Essay by Don Stradley, 'The Dorseys in Film'
  • Full Commentary track by author, Jennifer Churchill
  • 'The Fabulous Forties: Big Bands on Screen,' an original production by Ballyhoo Motion Pictures

Company Registration Number: SC474707 and VAT Registration number: GB 238009223
Registered Office: Studio 5, 23 Fleming Street, G31 IPQ

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