Tag Archives: Paul Whiteman

Paul Whiteman Take-Offs
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December 26, 2016 posted by James Parten

Paul Whiteman Take-Offs

Paul Whiteman was such a well-known personality that cartoons – topical creatures that they were – would waste no opportunity to have a little fun with him.

The King of Jazz gets Animated
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December 19, 2016 posted by James Parten

The King of Jazz gets Animated

Paul Whiteman conducted the biggest dance-band throughout the 1920’s, and into the 1930’s. He also appeared two cartoons with Oswald Rabbit and Walter Lantz.

Paul Whiteman Tops a Jazz Rabbit, 1930
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October 17, 2015 posted by Tom Klein

Paul Whiteman Tops a Jazz Rabbit, 1930

The assignment that really accelerated the Lantz studio’s sophistication with musical sync was the animated introduction to “The King of Jazz”, a feature film that showcased the music of Paul Whiteman.