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The Jolson Story Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
June 13, 2011
A vastly entertaining, but cliche ridden and fictionalized biopic of the legendary performer
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 30, 2007
It has the music alright, but the dramatics are corny, tiresome and not reliable.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television
August 9, 2007
Strange biography with some rousing music numbers.
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
March 8, 2004
Not a lot of relation to the truth, but with all those Jolson songs on the soundtrack it hardly matters.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
March 25, 2006
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006

May 24, 2003
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
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