The Singing Fool (1928)

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In this film, Al Jolson plays Al Stone, a singing waiter at Blackie Joe's cafe. Stone writes a hit song and skyrockets to success as a Broadway headliner. Looking ahead to unlimited success, Stone falls in love with scheming golddigger Molly Winton, whom he marries.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama , Musical & Performing Arts
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Studio:
Warner Bros.

Cast

Davey Lee
as Sonny Boy
Reed Howes
as John Perry
Arthur Housman
as Blackie Joe
Robert Emmett O'Connor
as Cafe Manager
Robert E. O'Connor
as Cafe Manager
Arthur Houseman
as Blackie Joe
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Surprisingly enjoyable Al Jolson vehicle, much better than his highly-acclaimed predecessor The Jazz Singer and also a bigger hit (it was the highest-grossing film until 1937); introduced several song hits including "It All Depends on You," "I'm Sittin' On Top of the World," "There's a Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder," and "Sonny Boy," which was the fourth biggest-selling song of the 1920s.

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

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