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[The Vitaphone reel] : [synchronised sound in the cinema, 1926-1928].

Author: Al Jolson; Vitaphone Corp.
Publisher: [United States] : Vitaphone Corp., 1926-1928.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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This is a compilation of extracts from films contemporary to the introduction of synchronised sound, Warner Bros' Vitaphone system, in 1927. A trailer (1927) announces the arrival of the sound system in The Jazz Singer. This synchronised-disc system is demonstrated in a film studio (1926). Finally, there is a condensed version of Warner Bros' first all-talking feature, The Lights of New York (1928).
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Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Al Jolson; Vitaphone Corp.
OCLC Number: 221419843
Notes: A note on the introduction of sound is included with the film.
Cast: (The Jazz Singer), Al Jolson.
Description: 1 film reel (58 min.) : sd., black and white ; 16 mm
Contents: Vitaphone trailer (7 min.)--Jazz singer clips (1 min.)--Voice of Hollywood (Vitaphone demonstration) (15 min.)--Lights of New York (35 min.).
Other Titles: Jazz singer
Voice of Hollywood
Lights of New York
Vitaphone trailer

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This is a compilation of extracts from films contemporary to the introduction of synchronised sound, Warner Bros' Vitaphone system, in 1927. A trailer (1927) announces the arrival of the sound system in The Jazz Singer. This synchronised-disc system is demonstrated in a film studio (1926). Finally, there is a condensed version of Warner Bros' first all-talking feature, The Lights of New York (1928).

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