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Let's Sing a Stephen Foster Song (1948)

Approved | | Short, Music | 8 May 1948 (USA)
A short in the Memories From Melody Lane series. This dramatization of Stephen Foster's life shows how the songwriter came to write four of his most popular tunes: "My Old Kentucky Home", "... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Scholl

Writer:

Jack Scholl
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Cast

Cast overview:
Craig Stevens ... Stephen Foster (archive footage)
The Melody Makers The Melody Makers ... Chorus / Christy Minstrels
Art Gilmore ... Narrator (voice)
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A short in the Memories From Melody Lane series. This dramatization of Stephen Foster's life shows how the songwriter came to write four of his most popular tunes: "My Old Kentucky Home", "Old Folks at Home", "Beautiful Dreamer", and " De Camptown Races". After each song is performed, the audience is invited to sing along with the Melody Makers as the lyrics are displayed on title cards. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Short | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1948 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Edited from Plantation Melodies (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

Old Folks at Home
aka "Swanee River"
Written by Stephen Foster
Sung by The Melody Makers
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