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A Song Is Born

A Song Is Born

A Song Is Born is a 1948 Technicolor musical film remake of the 1941 movie Ball of Fire with Gary Cooper, starring Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo. It was directed by Howard Hawks from an original story by Billy Wilder, produced by Samuel Goldwyn and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Filmed in Technicolor, it featured a stellar supporting cast of musical legends, including Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton, and Benny Carter. Other notable musicians playing themselves in the cast include Charlie Barnet, Mel Powell, Harry Babasin, Louis Bellson, Al Hendrickson, The Golden Gate Quartet, Russo and the Samba Kings, The Page Cavanaugh Trio, and Buck and Bubbles. Other ... more on Wikipedia

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#200 of 204 The Best Movies of 1948 3.1k VOTES List of the best movies of 1948, with movie trailers when available. Rock Hudson made his big screen debut in 1948 with the ...
#16 of 37 The Best Virginia Mayo Movies 306 VOTES List of the best Virginia Mayo movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Virginia Mayo's highest gros...
#6 of 21 The Best Louis Armstrong Movies 243 VOTES List of the best Louis Armstrong movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Louis Armstrong's highest ...

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List of All Movies Released in 1948 Movies Produced by Samuel Goldwyn Movies Distributed by RKO Pictures