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The jazz singer

Author: Jerry LewisEduard FranzAnna Maria AlberghettiAlan ReedMolly PiconAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Inception Media Group, 2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this tribute to the 1927 Al Jolson film classic, Cantor Rabinowitz is upset that son Joey has no interest in becoming a synagogue cantor, a family tradition for five generations. Worse yet, he's left home to pursue a career as a jazz singer and comedian, no laughing matter to his father. After struggling for years, Joey is about to get his big break. But when the cantor suddenly falls gravely ill, Joey grapples  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Lewis; Eduard Franz; Anna Maria Alberghetti; Alan Reed; Molly Picon; Ralph Nelson; Ernest D Glucksman; Inception Media Group.
OCLC Number: 771093837
Notes: Title from container.
Based on the play by Samson Raphaelson.
Originally produced as a special for NBC's Lincoln-Mercury Startime TV series in 1959.
Special features: featurette with Jerry's son Chris on the restoration of The jazz singer and behind-the-scenes photo gallery.
Credits: Directed by Ralph Nelson; produced by Ernest D. Glucksman.
Cast: Jerry Lewis, Eduard Franz, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Alan Reed, Molly Picon.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Jerry Lewis as
Responsibility: [producer, Ernest D. Glucksman ; director, Ralph Nelson].

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In this tribute to the 1927 Al Jolson film classic, Cantor Rabinowitz is upset that son Joey has no interest in becoming a synagogue cantor, a family tradition for five generations. Worse yet, he's left home to pursue a career as a jazz singer and comedian, no laughing matter to his father. After struggling for years, Joey is about to get his big break. But when the cantor suddenly falls gravely ill, Joey grapples with filling in for his ailing father, or seizing the opportunity to be a star.

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