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The Eddie Cantor Story (1953)

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Eddie Cantor, beloved "banjo eyed" entertainer who conquered stage, films, radio, and television, is given the Hollywood biopic treatment in this largely uninvolving film. The storyline charts Cantor's professional progress, from his lower East Side boyhood to his ascendancy as star of The Ziegfeld Follies.

Cast

Keefe Brasselle
as Eddie Cantor
Marilyn Erskine
as Ida Tobias Cantor
Aline MacMahon
as Grandma Esther
Arthur Franz
as Harry Harris
Alex Gerry
as David Tobias
Greta Granstedt
as Rachel Tobias
William Forrest
as Florenz Ziegfeld
Will Rogers Jr.
as Will Rogers
Marie Windsor
as Cleo Abbott
Hal March
as Gus Edwards
Susan Odin
as Ida at age 11
Owen Pritchard
as 'Boy' Harris
Douglas Evans
as Leo Raymond
Ann Doran
as Lillian Edwards
Richard Monda
as Eddie at age 13
Steffi Sidney
as Edna Cantor
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Oh brother! The corn's more than a mile high in this mawkish mostly fictitious bio pic.

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