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Alexander's Ragtime Band

on BBC Two England

A Henry King Season
Starring Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman
This story of a ragtime band's early struggles and eventual rise to frame, covers the period from 1911 to 1938. It features more than 20 songs by Irving Berlin, the great American composer who celebrated his 90th birthday on 11 May.
(Black and white)
Films: page 15


Irving Berlin
Darryl P. Zanuck
Henry King
Alexander (Roger Grant):
Tyrone Power
Stella Kirby:
Alice Faye
Charlie Dwyer:
Don Ameche
Jerry Allen:
Ethel Merman
Davey Lane:
Jack Haley
Professor Heinrich:
Jean Hersholt
Aunt Sophie:
Helen Westley
Taxi driver:
John Carradine
Paul Hurst
Wally Vernon:
Wally Vernon
Ruth Terry
Douglas Fowler

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