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St. Louis Blues
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Produced by Jeff Lazarus
Starring Dorothy Lamour
Cinematography Theodor Sparkuhl
Editing by William Shea
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s) 3 February, 1939
Running time 92 minutes
Country United States
Language English

St. Louis Blues is a 1939 musical film directed by Raoul Walsh that was set on a Mississippi River showboat. Although the plot was not related to the song, the "St. Louis Blues" was sung as one of the numbers. Artists included jazz singer Maxine Sullivan and composer/singer/actor Hoagy Carmichael. The film starred Dorothy Lamour, Lloyd Nolan, Tito Guízar as Jerome Cowan.

Lamour sang "I Go for That"[1] by Matt Malneck, Jr., and Frank Loesser[2] in the film, and had a hit recording with it.



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