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Birth of the Blues (1941) was a Film directed by Victor Schertzinger and produced by Monta Bell.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringRobert Emmett DolanNominated

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 18, 1951 with Bing Crosby again reprising his film role.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 13, 1943 with Bing Crosby reprising his film role.
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Best Music - Scoring Oscar 1941

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Also directed by Victor Schertzinger

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Also produced by Monta Bell

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Also released in 1941

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