About the film
musical biography showbiz minstrel show
Release Date: June 23, 1943
|Slogan||:||«IT'S BING'S BEST!»|
|Director||:||A. Edward Sutherland|
|Writers||:||Karl Tunberg, Claude Binyon, Darrell Ware, William Rankin|
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."