Thursday, August 12, 2010

Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)

Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938) is a film, released by Twentieth Century Fox, that takes off from the 1911 Irving Berlin song "Alexander's Ragtime Band". It tells the story of a society boy who scandalizes his family by pursuing a career in ragtime instead of in 'serious' music. It stars Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman, Jack Haley, and Jean Hersholt.