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The Jolson story

Author: Sidney SkolskyStephen LongstreetHarry ChandleeAndrew SoltAlfred E GreenAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The film traces the meteoric singing/performing career of Asa Yoelson, a talented cantor's son determined to make it big in the "biz". After changing his name to Al Jolson, he captivated audiences everywhere with his minstrel and jazz performances.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical
Drama
Named Person: Al Jolson; Al Jolson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Skolsky; Stephen Longstreet; Harry Chandlee; Andrew Solt; Alfred E Green; Larry Parks; Evelyn Keyes; William Demarest; Bill Goodwin; Joseph B Walker; Stephen Goossón; Walter Holscher; William Lyon; Saul Chaplin; Morris Stoloff; Jean Louis; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1404931104 9781404931107
OCLC Number: 54023530
Language Note: Subtitles in English and Japanese; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Credits: Director of photography, Joseph Walker ; art directors, Stephen Goosson, Walter Holscher ; editor, William A. Lyon ; music, Saul Chaplin, Morris Stoloff ; costume designer, Jean Louis.
Cast: Larry Parks, Evelyn Keyes, William Demarest, Bill Goodwin.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: not rated; Canadian home video rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; single layer; region 1; 1.33:1 full screen; mono.; Dolby Digital soundtracks contain up to 5.1 channels of discrete audio; Dolby Surround soundtracks contain up to 4 channels of encoded audio; playback from 2-channel DVD outputs is compatible with stereo. and Dolby Pro Logic reproduction; remastered in High Definition.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures ; produced by Sidney Skolsky ; screenplay by Stephen Longstreet ; adaption by Harry Chandlee & Andrew Solt ; directed by Alfred E. Green.

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The film traces the meteoric singing/performing career of Asa Yoelson, a talented cantor's son determined to make it big in the "biz". After changing his name to Al Jolson, he captivated audiences everywhere with his minstrel and jazz performances.

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