Dixie (film)

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Dixie
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
Produced by Paul Jones
Written by
  • Karl Tunberg
  • Darrell Ware
  • Claude Binyon (adaptation)
Story by William Rankin
Starring
Music by
Cinematography William C. Mellor
Edited by William Shea
Production
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Paramount Pictures
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s)
  • June 23, 1943 (1943-06-23) (USA)
Running time 95 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Dixie is a 1943 American biographical film of songwriter Daniel Decatur Emmett directed by A. Edward Sutherland and starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. Filming in Technicolor, Dixie was only a moderate success and received mixed reviews. Contrary to rumor, it has not been withdrawn from circulation due to racial issues (Crosby at one point appears in blackface during a song number) but is simply one of hundreds of vintage Paramount Pictures from the 1930s and 1940s now owned by Universal and not actively marketed. The movie was broadcast several times in the late 1980s on American Movie Classics channel. The movie produced one of Crosby's most popular songs, "Sunday, Monday, or Always".

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