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The jazz singer / Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corporation present.

Format Video (DVD)
Edition80th anniversary deluxe ed., 3-disc deluxe ed.
Publication InfoBurbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2007.
Description3 videodiscs : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book ([16] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Other author/creatorJolson, Al, 1886-1950.
Other author/creatorMcAvoy, May, 1901-1984.
Other author/creatorOland, Warner, 1880-1938.
Other author/creatorCrosland, Alan, 1894-1936.
Other author/creatorMohr, Hal, 1894-1974.
Other author/creatorSilvers, Louis, 1889-1954, composer.
Other author/creatorCohn, Alfred A., 1880-1951.
Other author/creatorHutchinson, Ron, narrator.
Other author/creatorGiordano, Vince narrator.
Other author/creatorRaphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Jazz singer.
Other author/creatorWarner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Other author/creatorVitaphone Corp.
Other author/creatorWarner Home Video (Firm)
Uniform titleJazz singer (Motion picture : 1927)
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.
Abstract A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a popular music singer.
General noteOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1927.
General noteA photo-dramatic production of Samson Raphaelson's play.
General noteAccompanied by: 10 behind-the-scenes photo cards and reproductions of a Vitaphone program, a souvenir program, a theater herald, and a post-production telegram from Al Jolson to Jack Warner.
CreditsDirected by Alan Crosland ; adaptation, Alfred A. Cohn ; photography, Hal Mohr ; edited by Harold McCord ; musical score and Vitaphone orchestra directed by Louis Silvers.
Cast Al Jolson, with Mary McAvoy and Warner Oland.
Audience Not rated.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageIn English with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formMusical films.
Genre/formFilms for the hearing impaired.
Other title Gold diggers of Broadway (Motion picture)
Other titleDawn of sound : how the movies learned to talk.
UPC 012569798892
Publisher number79889 Warner Home Video
Stock numberMidwest Tape

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