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The Jazz singer (1927).

Author: Alan CroslandSamson RaphaelsonAlfred A CohnHal MohrLouis SilversAll authors
Publisher: Burbank : Warner Bros., 1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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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.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Crosland; Samson Raphaelson; Alfred A Cohn; Hal Mohr; Louis Silvers; Myrna Loy; Al Jolson; Warner Oland; May McAvoy; William Demarest
OCLC Number: 614957945
Notes: Based on the play by Samson Raphaelson.
Credits: Scriptwriter: Alfred A. Cohn.
Photography: Hal Mohr.
Music: Louis Silvers.
Cast: Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, William Demarest, Myrna Loy.
Event notes: Originally released as motion picture in 1927.
Description: 1 videocassette (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS-PAL.

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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.

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