Larry Parks reprises his unforgettable role as Al Jolson in the musical extravaganza Jolson Sings Again! With Academy Award nominations for Best Writing, Cinematography and Musical Scoring, the dramatic story of one of America's all-time favorite entertainers continues in this captivating motion picture.
The drama unfolds when Jolson exits retirement and heads back to Broadway, where he discovers that musical styles have changed and his exuberant brand of minstrel jazz no longer pulls top billing.
Discouraged and tired of a life of wine, women and little song, Jolson turns to his friend and manager (William Demarest), who enlists him to entertain troops during the war. There, he falls in love with and marries a beautiful army nurse (Barbara Hale) who encourages Al to sing again. Get set for an exciting array of Jolson's most popular songs in this electrifying and true-to-life story as Jolson Sings Again!
Parks reprises his role as Al Jolson in this musical sequel to THE JOLSON STORY. The film begins when the singer comes out of retirement and heads back to Broadway, only to find that styles have changed and he no longer pulls top-billing. His manager (William Demarest) convinces him to entertain troops during the war, where he meets and falls in love with an army nurse (Barbara Hale), who encourages Al to get back in the entertainment game. Academy Award Nominations: 3, including Best Story and Screenplay, Best (Color) Cinematography.