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  1. What a beautiful and bizarre film! I am grateful to TCM for airing this. Of course its take on jazz as having come primarily from Italian, German, Scottish, Irish, and Russian sources (!) is part of the oddity, but then this was the end of the 1920s: not an era known for its critical eye on American culture. I was surprised, though, at the wealth of cheesy tunes, but then I realized that Whiteman made a lot of money on cheesy tunes like Ramona and other Boles vehicles. There were no hints of his earlier successes like Cherie or Moonlight -- perhaps because they were recorded when he had a
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