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The jazz singer [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corporation present
DVDs DVDs | Warner Home Video | c2007 | 80th anniversary deluxe ed., 3-disc deluxe ed. ; standard version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD J pt.1-3 DRAMA (NFR))
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Imprint
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2007.
Edition
80th anniversary deluxe ed., 3-disc deluxe ed. ; standard version.
Descript
3 videodiscs : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note
In English, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Al Jolson, with Mary McAvoy and Warner Oland.
Credits
Directeor, Alan Crosland ; adaptation, Alfred A. Cohn ; photography, Hal Mohr ; editor, Harold McCord ; musical score and Vitaphone orchestra directed by Louis Silvers.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1927.
Awards
National Film Registry.
Note
A photo-dramatic production of Samson Raphaelson's play.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a popular music singer.
Contents
Disc 1. The movie : New digital transfer and refurbished soundtrack, commentary by Ron Hutchinson and Vince Giordano ; vintage Al Jolson short films, radio show adapation and movie trailer gallery ; classic homage cartoon, I love to singa -- Disc 2. The early sound era : feature-length documentary, The dawn of sound : how the movies learned to talk ; sound excerpts from 1929's Gold diggers of Broadway ; studio short films -- Disc 3. Astonishing rarities: historic Vitaphone comedy and music short films.
Local Note
MW, 10-07
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Alt Title
Jazz singer (Motion picture : 1927)
ISBN
1419856227
9781419856228
ISBN/ISSN
012569798892
Music #
79889 Warner Home Video
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