Once in a Million is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Arthur B. Woods and starring Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Mary Brian and Jimmy Godden.The screenplay concerns a bank clerk who is left to guard a million pounds and fantasises about how he would spend the money.
Herman Gustav Rohde Jr., better known by the ring name Buddy Rogers, was an American professional wrestler.
James Peter Giuffre was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, and arranger. He is notable for his development of forms of jazz which allowed for free interplay between the musicians, anticipating forms of free improvisation.
Charles Edward "Buddy" Rogers was an American film actor and musician. During the peak of his popularity in the late 1920s and early 1930s he was publicized as "America's Boy Friend".
Curtis Counce was an American hard bop and West Coast jazz double bassist.
The Monterey Jazz Festival is an annual music festival that takes place in Monterey, California, United States. It was founded on October 3, 1958 by jazz disc jockey Jimmy Lyons.
Frank Wright Tuttle was a Hollywood film director and writer who directed films from 1922 to 1959.
The Golden Boot Awards is an American acknowledgement of achievement honoring actors, actresses, and crew members who have made significant contributions to the genre of Westerns in television and film. The award is sponsored and presented by the Motion Picture & Television Fund. Money raised at the award banquet is used to help finance various services offered by the Fund to those in the entertainment industry.
The Long Beach Blues Festival, in Long Beach, California, United States, was established in full in 1980, and was one of the largest blues festivals and was the second oldest on the West Coast. It was held on Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend. For many years it was held on the athletic field on the California State University, Long Beach campus. The 2009 festival, the 30th annual, was held at Rainbow Lagoon in downtown Long Beach. The Festival went on hiatus in 2010, and has not been held since.
Debuting in 1973, the San Francisco Blues Festival was one of the longest running blues festival in the United States. Tom Mazzolini, the event's producer, founded the blues festival to educate the public about the history and evolution of the blues. Many of the performers at the early concerts were the pioneers and originators of the West Coast blues sound.
Black & Blue Records was a record company and label founded in France in 1968 that specialized in blues and jazz.
The Gambler is a series of American Western television films starring Kenny Rogers as Brady Hawkes, a fictional old-west gambler. The character was inspired by Rogers' hit single "The Gambler".
Jimmy Godden was a British film actor.
This Reckless Age is a 1932 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Frank Tuttle and starring Charles "Buddy" Rogers and produced and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film is based on a Broadway play The Goose Hangs High by Lewis Beach.
Varsity is a lost 1928 American comedy silent film directed by Frank Tuttle, written by Howard Estabrook, George Marion Jr. and Wells Root, and starring Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Mary Brian, Chester Conklin, Phillips Holmes, Robert Ellis and John Westwood. It was released on October 27, 1928, by Paramount Pictures.
Someone to Love is a 1928 American silent comedy film directed by F. Richard Jones and written by Ray Harris, Monte Brice, Keene Thompson, George Marion Jr. and Alice Duer Miller. The film stars Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Mary Brian, William Austin, Jack Oakie, James Kirkwood, Sr., Mary Alden and Frank Reicher. The film was released on December 1, 1928, by Paramount Pictures.
River of Romance is a 1929 American drama film directed by Richard Wallace and written by Ethel Doherty, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Dan Totheroh and John V.A. Weaver. The film stars Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Mary Brian, June Collyer, Henry B. Walthall, Wallace Beery, Fred Kohler and Natalie Kingston. It is based on the play Magnolia by Booth Tarkington. The film was released on June 29, 1929, by Paramount Pictures.
Heads Up is a 1930 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Victor Schertzinger and written by Lorenz Hart, Rick Kirkland, John McGowan, Richard Rodgers, Paul Gerard Smith and Louis Stevens. The film stars Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Helen Kane, Victor Moore, Helen Carrington, and Harry Shannon. The film was released on October 11, 1930, by Paramount Pictures.
Money Talks is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Norman Lee and starring Julian Rose, Kid Berg and Judy Kelly. It was made at Elstree Studios by British International Pictures. A separate French-language version Lost Money was also released.
More Pay, Less Work is a 1926 American silent comedy film directed by Albert Ray and starring Albert Gran, Mary Brian and Charles 'Buddy' Rogers.
Sing as You Swing is a 1937 British musical film directed by Redd Davis and starring Charles Clapham, Bill Dwyer and Claude Dampier. It was made as a quota quickie and features turns from a variety of radio and revue stars with little background narrative.