King of Jazz: Paul Whiteman’s Technicolor Revue tells the untold story of the making, release and restoration of Universal’s 1930 Technicolor musical extravaganza King of Jazz.
The authors have uncovered original artwork, studio production files, behind-the-scenes photographs, personal papers, unpublished interviews, and a host of other previously unseen documentation. The book offers a richly illustrated narrative of the film’s production, with broader context on its diverse musical and theatrical influences. The story concludes with an in-depth look at the challenges Universal has faced in restoring the film in 2016, as told by the experts doing the work.
Published: Nov 2016
Dimensions: 22.4 x 2.8 x 28.7