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Birth of the Blues

1941

Victor Schertzinger
Director



7th November 1941
Cinema








Bing Crosby
Jeff Lambert
Mary Martin
Betty Lou Cobb
Brian Donlevy
Memphis
Carolyn Lee
Aunt Phoebe Cobb
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
Louey (as Rochester)
J. Carrol Naish
Blackie
Warren Hymer
Limpy
Horace McMahon
Wolf (as Horace MacMahon)
Ruby Elzy
Ruby
Jack Teagarden
Pepper
Danny Beck
Deek
Harry Barris
Suds
Perry Botkin Sr.
Leo (as Perry Botkin)
Minor Watson
Henri Lambert
Harry Rosenthal
Piano Player
Donald Kerr
Skeeter, Barbershop Musician
Barbara Pepper
Maizie
Cecil Kellaway
Granet
Ronnie Cosby
Jeff as a Boy
Ted Lewis
Ted Lewis
Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington
Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong
Tommy Dorsey
Tommy Dorsey
Jimmy Dorsey
Jimmy Dorsey
Benny Goodman
Benny Goodman
Paul Whiteman
Paul Whiteman
Rose Allen
Woman in Theater (uncredited)
Roscoe Ates
Cab Driver (uncredited)
Kathryn Bates
Woman in Theater (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict
Dance Floor Extra (uncredited)
Nell Craig
Woman in Theater (uncredited)
Jimmie Dundee
Jake - Thug (uncredited)
Pearl Early
Woman in Theater (uncredited)
Sarah Edwards
Dowager in Cafe (uncredited)
Edward Emerson
Mayor's Son in Cafe (uncredited)
Betty Farrington
Woman in Theater (uncredited)
John Gallaudet
Dude in Pool Parlor (uncredited)
Grace Hayle
Fat Woman in Cafe (uncredited)
Brandon Hurst
Headwaiter in Cafe (uncredited)
Payne B. Johnson
Boy in Theater (uncredited)
Yvonne Jungquist
Girl in Illustrated Slides (uncredited)
Alice Keating
Woman in Theater (uncredited)
Richard Keene
Stage Manager (uncredited)
Charles Lane
Wilbur - Theater Manager (uncredited)
Jeni Le Gon
Black Girl in Jail (uncredited)
Jimmie Lucas
Man Outside of Jail (uncredited)
James T. Mack
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Sam McDaniel
Black Clarinet Player (uncredited)
John 'Skins' Miller
Skinny Man in Cafe (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
Cafe Diner (uncredited)
Mantan Moreland
Black Trumpet Player (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer
Cafe Patron (uncredited)
Joe Ploski
Dance Extra (uncredited)
Oscar Polk
Man in Jail (uncredited)
Victor Potel
Trumpet Player in Beer Garden (uncredited)
Lillian Randolph
Dancing Woman (uncredited)
Keith Richards
Man in Illustrated Slides (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
Cafe Patron (uncredited)
Bert Roach
Fat Man Sleeping in Theater (uncredited)
Constantine Romanoff
One of Blackie's Thugs (uncredited)
Hayden Stevenson
Stagehand (uncredited)
Mary Thomas
Child in Theater (uncredited)
Bess Wade
Woman in Theater (uncredited)
Evelyn West
Woman in Theater (uncredited)
Pat West
Proprietor of Pool Hall (uncredited)
Ernest Whitman
Fancy-Pants, Doorman (uncredited)
Guy Wilkerson
Man Outside of Jail (uncredited)
Harry Wilson
One of Blackie's Thugs (uncredited)