The Jolson Story
The Jolson Story (1946)

Though legendary entertainer Al Jolson was a highly visible presence on the U.S.O. circuit during World War II, he was generally regarded as a relic of an earlier time until his movie comeback in 1945's Rhapsody in Blue. Showing up 30… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 21, 2003
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Emanuel Levy

A vastly entertaining, but cliche ridden and fictionalized biopic of the legendary performer

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not a lot of relation to the truth, but with all those Jolson songs on the soundtrack it hardly matters.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It has the music alright, but the dramatics are corny, tiresome and not reliable.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Strange biography with some rousing music numbers.

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Lady D'arbanville
I haven't watched this film since I was a little girl, it didn't quite seem how I remember it being, still kind of found it interesting to watch.… More
John Ballantine
Not a bad film but not a great one either. This one was going along oh so well until..whoa whoa whoa whoa..we see Jolson in blackface. Talk about insensitivity… More