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16 Ratings

The King of Jazz

United States, 1930


Intended as Universal Pictures’ entry in the “all-star musical” cycle of the early talkie era, King of Jazz is certainly the most elaborate of the bunch, though far from the most successful financially.

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The King of Jazz Directed by John Murray Anderson, Pál Fejös

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1930 | Winner: Best Art Direction

National Film Preservation Board

2013 | Winner: National Film Registry

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