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King of Jazz (1930)

Not Rated
98 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

This revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in it's final number that the European popular music are the roots of American popular music, called Jazz.See moreThis revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in it's final number that the European popular music are the roots of American popular music, called Jazz. Written by Stephan Eichenberg See less
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Writer
Harry Ruskin (comedy sketches)
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$ 2,000,000
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Release date
Apr 20, 1930 (United States)

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109 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Paul Whiteman
Paul Whiteman Paul Whiteman   See fewer
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John Boles
Vocalist ('Song of the Dawn' / 'It Happened in Monterey') Vocalist ('Song of the Dawn' / 'It Happened in Monterey')   See fewer
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Laura La Plante
Editor ('Ladies of the Press') / Stenographer ('In Conference') / Quartet Member, 'Nellie' Editor ('Ladies of the Press') / Stenographer ('In Conference') / Quartet Member, 'Nellie'   See fewer
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Jeanette Loff
Vocalist ('It Happened in Monterey' / 'Bridal Veil' / 'A Bench in the Park') Vocalist ('It Happened in Monterey' / 'Bridal Veil' / 'A Bench in the Park')   See fewer
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Glenn Tryon
Executive ('In Conference') / Unmarried Husband / Husband ('A Dash of Spice') Executive ('In Conference') / Unmarried Husband / Husband ('A Dash of Spice')   See fewer
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William Kent
General ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front') / Goldfish Owner ('Oh! Forevermore!') / Unmarried Couple's Offspring / Meek Husband ('Do Things For You') / Man in Closet ('A Dash of Spice') General ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front') / Goldfish Owner ('Oh! Forevermore!') / Unmarried Couple's Offspring / Meek Husband ('Do Things For You') / Man in Closet ('A Dash of Spice')   See fewer
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Slim Summerville
Automobile Owner ('Springtime') / Rear End of Horse / Charles Automobile Owner ('Springtime') / Rear End of Horse / Charles   See fewer
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The Rhythm Boys
Vocal Group Vocal Group   See fewer
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Kathryn Crawford
Fourth Reporter ('Ladies of the Press') / Wife ('A Dash of Spice') Fourth Reporter ('Ladies of the Press') / Wife ('A Dash of Spice')   See fewer
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Carla Laemmle
Chorine (as Beth Laemmle) Chorine (as Beth Laemmle)   See fewer
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Stanley Smith
Bridegroom ('Bridal Veil' / 'A Bench in the Park') Bridegroom ('Bridal Veil' / 'A Bench in the Park')   See fewer
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George Chiles
Dancer ('It Happened in Monterey' / Vocalist 'A Bench in the Park' / 'Ragamuffin Romeo') Dancer ('It Happened in Monterey' / Vocalist 'A Bench in the Park' / 'Ragamuffin Romeo')   See fewer
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Jack White
Jack White Jack White   See fewer
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Frank Leslie
Quartet Lead Singer ('Nellie') Quartet Lead Singer ('Nellie')   See fewer
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Walter Brennan
Desk Sergeant ('Springtime') / Soldier ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front') / Waiter ('Oh! Forevermore!') / Front End of Horse / Quartet Member ('Nellie') Desk Sergeant ('Springtime') / Soldier ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front') / Waiter ('Oh! Forevermore!') / Front End of Horse / Quartet Member ('Nellie')   See fewer
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Churchill Ross
Quartet Member ('Nellie') Quartet Member ('Nellie')   See fewer
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John Arledge
First Pianist at Giant Piano ('Rhapsody in Blue') / Quartet Member ('Nellie') (as Johnson Arledge) First Pianist at Giant Piano ('Rhapsody in Blue') / Quartet Member ('Nellie') (as Johnson Arledge)   See fewer
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Al Norman
Rubber Legs Dancer ('Happy Feet') Rubber Legs Dancer ('Happy Feet')   See fewer
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Jacques Cartier
Voodoo Dancer ("Rhapsody in Blue") Voodoo Dancer ("Rhapsody in Blue")   See fewer
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Nell O'Day
Dancer with Tommy Atkins Sextette Dancer with Tommy Atkins Sextette   See fewer
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Marion Stadler
Specialty Dancer 'Ragamuffin Romeo' / 'Melting Pot' (as Marion Stattler) Specialty Dancer 'Ragamuffin Romeo' / 'Melting Pot' (as Marion Stattler)   See fewer
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Don Rose
Specialty Dancer 'Ragamuffin Romeo' Specialty Dancer 'Ragamuffin Romeo'   See fewer
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The Radio City Rockettes
Dancing Ensemble (as the Russell Markert Girls) Dancing Ensemble (as the Russell Markert Girls)   See fewer
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Thomas Atkins
Thomas Atkins Sextette Leader Thomas Atkins Sextette Leader   See fewer
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Harry Barris
One of the Rhythm Boys (as The Rhythm Boys) One of the Rhythm Boys (as The Rhythm Boys)   See fewer
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Helena Bendová
Host - Hungarian Version Host - Hungarian Version   See fewer
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Brox Sisters
Brox Sisters Brox Sisters   See fewer
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Bobbe Brox
Bobbe Brox (as The Brox Sisters) Bobbe Brox (as The Brox Sisters)   See fewer
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Kathlyn Brox
Kathlyn Brox (as The Brox Sisters) Kathlyn Brox (as The Brox Sisters)   See fewer
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Lorayne Brox
Lorraine Brox (as The Brox Sisters) Lorraine Brox (as The Brox Sisters)   See fewer
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André Cheron
Emcee - French Version Emcee - French Version   See fewer
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Bing Crosby
One of the Rhythm Boys) (as The Rhythm Boys) One of the Rhythm Boys) (as The Rhythm Boys)   See fewer
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Tony Erb
Thomas Atkins Sextette Thomas Atkins Sextette   See fewer
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Richard Erskine
Thomas Atkins Sextette Thomas Atkins Sextette   See fewer
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Jack Fulton
Vocalist with Paul Whiteman Vocalist with Paul Whiteman   See fewer
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Robert Galer
Thomas Atkins Sextette Thomas Atkins Sextette   See fewer
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Martin Garralaga
Emcee - Spanish Version Emcee - Spanish Version   See fewer
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Olympio Guilherme
Host - Portuguese Version Host - Portuguese Version   See fewer
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Eleanor Gutöhrlein
Dance Specialty (as Sisters G) Dance Specialty (as Sisters G)   See fewer
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Karla Gutöhrlein
Dance Specialty (as Sisters G) Dance Specialty (as Sisters G)   See fewer
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Wilbur Hall
Trombonist / Violin / Air Pump (as Willie Hall) Trombonist / Violin / Air Pump (as Willie Hall)   See fewer
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Otis Harlan
Charles's Intended Father-in-Law Charles's Intended Father-in-Law   See fewer
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Grace Hayes
Third Reporter ('Ladies of the Press') / Rough Wife ('Do Things for You') Third Reporter ('Ladies of the Press') / Rough Wife ('Do Things for You')   See fewer
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Gilbert Herwood
Thomas Atkins Sextette Thomas Atkins Sextette   See fewer
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Paul Howard
Paul Howard Paul Howard   See fewer
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Scott Jensen
Thomas Atkins Sextette Thomas Atkins Sextette   See fewer
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Merna Kennedy
Second Reporter ('Ladies of the Press') / Wife ('In Conference') / Unmarried Wife Second Reporter ('Ladies of the Press') / Wife ('In Conference') / Unmarried Wife   See fewer
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Tetsu Komai
Emcee - Japanese Version Emcee - Japanese Version   See fewer
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G. Kroutilová
Host - Hungarian Version Host - Hungarian Version   See fewer
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Jeanie Lang
First Reporter ('Ladies of the Press') / Vocalist ('My Bridal Veil' / 'Ragamuffin Romeo' / 'Do Things for You') First Reporter ('Ladies of the Press') / Vocalist ('My Bridal Veil' / 'Ragamuffin Romeo' / 'Do Things for You')   See fewer
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Charles Murray
Comic Specialty (scenes deleted) Comic Specialty (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Georgette Rhodes
Emcee's Assistant - French Version Emcee's Assistant - French Version   See fewer
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Al Rinker
One of the Rhythm Boys (as The Rhythm Boys) One of the Rhythm Boys (as The Rhythm Boys)   See fewer
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Clayton Romler
Thomas Atkins Sextette Thomas Atkins Sextette   See fewer
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George Sidney
Comic Specialty (scenes deleted) Comic Specialty (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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The Sisters G
The G Sisters The G Sisters   See fewer
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Paul Small
Whiteman Impersonator Whiteman Impersonator   See fewer
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Tommy Atkins Sextette
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
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Lia Torá
Emcee - Portuguese Version Emcee - Portuguese Version   See fewer
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Lupita Tovar
Emcee's Assistant - Spanish Version Emcee's Assistant - Spanish Version   See fewer
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Anton Vaverka
Host - Hungarian Version (as Antonín Vaverka) Host - Hungarian Version (as Antonín Vaverka)   See fewer
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Thelma Woodruff
Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil')   See fewer
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Iris Yamaoka
Emcee's Assistant - Japanese Version Emcee's Assistant - Japanese Version   See fewer
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Charlene Aber
Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arline Abers
Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Bacon
Violin Sextet (uncredited) Violin Sextet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Barclay
Chorine (uncredited) Chorine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Bargy
Pianist ('Rhapsody in Blue') (uncredited) Pianist ('Rhapsody in Blue') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cathleen Bessett
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Caldwell
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lavern Chase
Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Mae Crane
Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beverly Crane
Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Cromwell
Chorus Boy (uncredited) Chorus Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yola d'Avril
Automobile Owner's Wife ("Springtime") / Marie ("All Noisy on the Eastern Front") (uncredited) Automobile Owner's Wife ("Springtime") / Marie ("All Noisy on the Eastern Front") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marian Dabney
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Geraldine Dvorak
Blonde Mannequin ('Rhapsody in Blue') (uncredited) Blonde Mannequin ('Rhapsody in Blue') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Fisher
Flower Girl ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Flower Girl ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Gardner
Chorus Boy (uncredited) Chorus Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Jane Graham
Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlie Greco
Pianist (uncredited) Pianist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Hargrave
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Irwin
Announcer / Soldier ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front') (uncredited) Announcer / Soldier ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcia Mae Jones
Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Bridesmaid ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otto Landau
Violin Sextet (uncredited) Violin Sextet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Lang
Guitar Player (uncredited) Guitar Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bessie Lee
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bela Lugosi
Emcee - Hungarian Version (uncredited) Emcee - Hungarian Version (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Maier
Piccolo Player / Whiteman Boys (uncredited) Piccolo Player / Whiteman Boys (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matty Malneck
Violin Sextet (uncredited) Violin Sextet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Marsh
Blonde ("A Bench in the Park") (uncredited) Blonde ("A Bench in the Park") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sunny Jim McKeen
Child ('A Bench in the Park') / Child ('A Dash of Spice') (uncredited) Child ('A Bench in the Park') / Child ('A Dash of Spice') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cecilia Parker
Chorine (uncredited) Chorine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Pingatore
Banjo Player The Whiteman Boys (uncredited) Banjo Player The Whiteman Boys (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucille Powers
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Peel Quartet
Quartet in English Number ('Melting Pot') (uncredited) Quartet in English Number ('Melting Pot') (uncredited)   See fewer
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R. Smith
Page ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Page ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robin Smith
Page ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited) Page ('My Bridal Veil') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Snowdrop
Little Girl with Paul Whiteman ('Bench In the Park') (uncredited) Little Girl with Paul Whiteman ('Bench In the Park') (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elaine St. Maur
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nancy Torres
Solist ("It Happened in Monterey") (uncredited) Solist ("It Happened in Monterey") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Renee Torres
Chorine (uncredited) Chorine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Turner
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Evelyn Vaughan
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Vavitch
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Venuti
Violinist / Violin Sextet (uncredited) Violinist / Violin Sextet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pauline Wagner
Page-Turner Hands (uncredited) Page-Turner Hands (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 646 votes