Lucky Boy

Lucky Boy

Director: Rudolph C. Flothow, Norman Taurog, Charles Wilson
Cast: George Jessel

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Overview

In this drama, with a story that closely parallels the 1927 feature The Jazz Singer, a Jewish son disregards his father's hope that he too will become a jeweler in favor of a show business career. His devoted mother supports him all the way as he goes to California where he is a hit at an amateur show. Unfortunately, when his mother becomes terrible ill, he must curtail his plans and return home to New York. There he finds his real break when he is selected to star in Broadway's newest show Lucky Boy. Songs include: "Lucky Boy," "My Mother's Eyes," "Old Man Sunshine," "My Real Sweetheart," "In My Bouquet of Memories," "My Blackbirds are Bluebirds Now," and "California Here I Come."

Product Details

Release Date: 08/30/2016
UPC: 0089218783899
Original Release: 1929
Source: Alpha Video

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
George Jessel Georgie Jessel
Rosa Rosanova Momma Jessel
William Strauss Poppa Jessel
Margaret Quimby Eleanor
Gwen Lee Mrs. Ellis
Richard Tucker Mr. Ellis
Gayne Whitman Mr. Trent
Mary Doran Becky
William Gargan Actor
Glenda Farrell Bit Part

Technical Credits
Rudolph C. Flothow Director
Norman Taurog Director
Charles Wilson Director
Harry Jackson Cinematographer
George Jessel Screenwriter
Hervey Libbert Art Director
Desmond O'Brien Editor
Hugo Riesenfeld Score Composer
George Sawley Set Decoration/Design
Russell Shields Editor
Viola Brothers Shore Original Story
Frank Zucker Cinematographer

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