If you remember Eddie Cantor's one man show at Carnegie Hall...well, here it is! Though not specifically filmed there, Eddie did make a recording of that wonderful performance, but added in his friends Jimmy Durante and Eddie Jackson as well! If you have the double CD, then this is the companion video. With his two accomplished piano players, composers Henry Tobias and Arthur Siegel, our Apostle of Pep sings some of his biggest hits, including"Ida (Sweet As Apple Cider)," "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em (Down On the Farm)," "Ain't She Sweet,""Ballin' the Jack" and more! He reminisces about his days at Surprise Lake Camp and sings George M. Cohan's "Harrigan." He tells stories about his friends Groucho Marx, Will Rogers, and Florenz Ziegfeld. He salutes his boss from his Kid Kabaret days, Gus Edwards. When he speaks of his days as a singing waiter in Coney Island, he introduces his old piano playin' buddy, Jimmy Durante.
As a bonus, we have included a never before released tribute to Al Jolson, where Eddie and his wife Ida remember Jolie and present Cantor's son-in-law, Roberto Gari doing such a perfect impersonation of Jolson that some people thought it was Jolson himself on film!
So here he is, The Man Who Made Whoopee, performing a concert you will never forget. Here is Eddie Cantor in person!