The King Of Jazz (1930) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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The King Of Jazz (1930) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film The King Of Jazz

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • 3D CG Animation
  • Universal Studios
  • Distributed by: Universal Studios
  • Cartoon Characters: Paul Whiteman, Lion, Monkey, Elephant.
  • Live-Action Characters: Paul Whiteman, The Rhythm Boys, Walter Brennan, Tommy Atkins, Dagmar Brox, Kathlyn Brox, Lorraine Brox, Eddie Lang, Editor, Secretary.
  • Voice Actors: Bing Crosby.
  • Live-Action Characters: Paul Whiteman, John Boles (Specialty Singer, Laura La Plante, Jeanette Loff, Bing Crosby; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By John Murray Anderson.
  • Produced By Carl Laemmle Jr.
  • Animated By Walter Lantz, William Nolan.
  • Music: Milton Ager, James Dietrich, George Gershwin, Billy Rose, Mabel Wayne; more Musicians More Musicians...
  • Editor: Robert Carlisle.
  • Originally Released on April 20, 1930.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 105 minutes.
  • TechniColor (Two-color)
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

How was Paul Whiteman crowned the King of Jazz? According to a pioneering five-minute color cartoon at the beginning of this film, he was game hunting "in darkest Africa." Whiteman gets chased by a lion who removes his own (false) teeth and sharpens them to...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

This film included the first Technicolor animated cartoon (which was also the first color sound cartoon). It was the second Technicolor feature film (after Warner's "On with the Show"). The two-color process used only red and green, and photographers...  (more)

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