Birth of the Blues

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Movie Info

In this tuneful outing, a bandleader attempts to establish the first Dixieland band in New Orleans. The film features some interesting acts and lively plot twists to keep the story moving swiftly and pleasantly. Songs include: "St. Louis Blues," St. James Infirmary," and "Melancholy Baby."


Critic Reviews for Birth of the Blues

All Critics (3) | Fresh (3)

Audience Reviews for Birth of the Blues

  • Feb 12, 2012
    Inane story but great music and one of the few chances to see Mary Martin in a lead film role.
    jay n Super Reviewer

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