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  • Published: Culver City, CA : Distributed by MGM/UA Home Video, [1991].
  • Year Published: 1991
  • Description: 1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
  • ISBN/Standard #:0792807596 :
  • Language: English
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The jazz singer [1927]

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Originally released as motion picture in 1927.

"A photo-dramatic production of Samson Raphaelson's play [with] adaptation [by] Alfred A. Cohn."

Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, William Demarest, Myrna Loy.

A melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son (Al Jolson) who aspires to be a jazz singer despite his father's objection and religious tradition. In motion picture history, this was the first feature film to utilize synchronous sound. Jolson's songs include "Toot, toot, tootsie", "Blue skies", and "Mammy."

VHS format ; hi-fi.

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