Wonder Bar (1934)

Wonder Bar (1934)
 

Director Lloyd Bacon

Writer Geza Herczeg (based on the play by), Karl Farkas (based on the play by), Robert Katscher (based on the play by), Earl Baldwin (adaptation)

Genre Crime, Drama, Musical

Year 1934

Actors Al Jolson, Kay Francis, Dolores del Rio, Ricardo Cortez

IMDB : 7.0 (474 votes)


 

Description Harry and Inez are a dance team at the Wonder Bar. Inez loves Harry, but he is in love with Liane, the wife of a wealthy business man. Al Wonder and the conductor/singer Tommy are in love with Inez. When Inez finds out, that Harry wants to leave Paris and is going to the USA with Liane she kills him.

Comments

  • Tom Tall 2013-12-03 02:53:01
    It seems that even in 1934 doing blackface routines were so out of the main stream that they wouldn't include them in trailer to the movie.  Notice that the sequence 'Going to heaven on a Mule"', an idea by Al Jolson, was referred to but not shown. I wonder why Jolson persisted on doing black face so long?

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