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Jolson

The Story of Al Jolson

by Michael Freedland

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Pub Overstock Unlimited Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • d. 1950,
  • Singers,
  • Performing Arts (General),
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Theatre,
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Light orchestral, dance & big band music,
  • Vocal music,
  • Biography,
  • Jolson, Al,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9409965M
    ISBN 100863699723
    ISBN 109780863699726
    OCLC/WorldCa34597115


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Al Jolson: Basic Information. Born:Srednike, Lithuania. Died: Octo (age 64), San Francisco, California. Primary songwriting role: credit has been given as lyricist and composer; also a singer and actor. Co-writers featured on Cafe Songbook include Harry Akst, Ray Henderson and Joseph Meyer.

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The somewhat fictional biography that follows in a work crafted from much study and research. Some details were verified by reading Harry Jolson’s book, “Mistah Jolson,” Michael Freedland’s book “Jolson, the Story of Al Jolson,” and Doug McClelland’s rare “Blackface to Blacklist,” written about “The Jolson Story” and Larry Parks’ problems with the House Un-American 5/5.

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