Top 10 awesome movies like Birth of the Blues that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Birth of the Blues and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Victor Schertzinger, Bing Crosby and Mary Martin . Here goes the list -

  1. Star for a Night
  2. Expresso Bongo
  3. Carnegie Hall
  4. Broadway Musketeers
  5. Ballad in Blue
  6. A Face in the Crowd
  7. Glamorous Night
  8. The Hoodlum Saint
  9. Bolero
  10. That'll Be the Day
  1. Star for a Night

    Star for a Night

    Blind Mrs. Lind comes to American to visit her three children whom she thinks are successful.

    This movie, created by Lewis Seiler, Claire Trevor and Jane Darwell, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  2. Expresso Bongo

    Expresso Bongo

    Johnny Jackson, a sleazy talent agent, discovers teenager Bert Rudge singing in a coffee house. Despite Bert's protestation that he really is only interested in playing bongos, Johnny starts him on the road to stardom. The deal they cut, however, is highly exploitative of the young singer, and their relationship soon begins to go bad.

    This movie, created by Val Guest, Laurence Harvey and Sylvia Syms, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  3. Carnegie Hall

    Carnegie Hall

    A mother (Marsha Hunt) wants her son (William Prince) to grow up to be a pianist good enough to play at Carnegie Hall but, when grown, the son prefers to play with Vaughan Monroe's orchestra. But Mama's wishes prevail and the son appears at Carnegie Hall as the composer-conductor-pianist of a modern horn concerto, with Harry James as the soloist. Frank McHugh is along as a Carnegie Hall porter and doorman, and Martha O'Driscoll is a singer who provides the love interest for Prince. Meanwhile and between while a brigade of classical music names from the 1940's (and earlier and later)appear; the conductors Walter Damrosch, Bruno Walter, Artur Rodzinski, Fritz Reiner and Leopold Stokowski; singers Rise Stevens, Lily Pons, Jan Peerce and Ezio Pinza, plus pianist Arthur Rubinstein, cellist Gregor Piatigorsky and violinist Jascha Heifetz.

    This movie, created by Edgar G. Ulmer, Marsha Hunt and William Prince, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  4. Broadway Musketeers

    Broadway Musketeers

    Drama about three girl graduates of an orphanage whose paths cross.

    This movie, created by John Farrow, Margaret Lindsay and Ann Sheridan, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  5. Ballad in Blue

    Ballad in Blue

    Ray Charles attempts to help a down-on-their-luck boozing family whose son is blind. He wants to finance the recovery of his eye-sight, but the family is afraid what might happen if something goes wrong.

    This movie, created by Paul Henreid, Ray Charles and Tom Bell, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

    You can watch this on Youtube, Vudu, Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

  6. A Face in the Crowd

    A Face in the Crowd

    An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

    This movie, created by Elia Kazan, Andy Griffith and Patricia Neal, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  7. Glamorous Night

    Glamorous Night

    A gypsy settlement in a small kingdom is on land believed to contain oil reserves. The kingdom's prime minister plots to overthrow the king--whose mistress is a beautiful gypsy girl--and seize power, and the oil fields, for himself.

    This movie, created by Brian Desmond Hurst, Mary Ellis and Otto Kruger, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  8. The Hoodlum Saint

    The Hoodlum Saint

    A former reporter comes back home after serving in the army during World War I and finds that it's much more difficult to find work than he expected. Desperate, one day he crashes a wedding attended by many of the city's rich and powerful, meets a beautiful girl named Kay Lorrison (Esther Williams), who turns out to be his ticket to meeting those rich and powerful people, and he soon manages to land a job on a newspaper. He gets caught up in the "make money at all costs" game, but receives a rude awakening when the stock market crashes in 1929. The Depression's lows uncovers new plateaus this Vet couldn't foresee while raking in the big bucks. Spiritual nudges helps Our Man to finally see the light that money can't buy everything, especially the love and happiness he's been searching for.

    This movie, created by Norman Taurog, William Powell and Esther Williams, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  9. Bolero

    Bolero

    An egotistical nightclub dance performer named Raoul, has the determination to succeed at all costs, and the only woman in his life that truly matters to him is a dancing partner named Helen.

    This movie, created by Wesley Ruggles, George Raft and Carole Lombard, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  10. That'll Be the Day

    That'll Be the Day

    Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine (David Essex) seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness. Despite his apparent intelligence, Jim decides not to take the exams that would pave his way to university. He lives, for a time, a life consisting of dead-end jobs and meaningless sex, before returning home to work in his mother's shop. But still he can't settle down. He begins to think that the life of a pop musician might be the thing for him.

    This movie, created by Claude Whatham, David Essex and Ringo Starr, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

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