Palooka (1934)

Jimmy Durante

James Francis "Jimmy" Durante (February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an American singer, pianist, comedian and actor. His distinctive clipped gravelly speech, comic language butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and large nose helped make him one of America's most familiar and popular personalities of the 1920s through the 1970s. His jokes about his nose included referring to it as a "Schnozzola", and the word became his nickname. Here are a few of his many appearances on TV and in movies.
Palooka (1934)
Forbidden Music (1936)
Song from "It Happened in Brooklyn" (1947)
The Great Rupert (1950)

Jimmy Durante Catalog

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