The jazz singer

Language and/or Subtitles: English
French
Spanish
Format: DVD 2019
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Summary
The story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections.
Contents
Disc 1. The movie
Disc 2. The early sound era
Disc 3. Astonishing rarities.

Additional Information
Subjects Jazz musicians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Jewish singers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Musical films.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Burbank, CA : [Atlanta, Georgia?] :Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. ;2019
Turner Entertainment Co.,
Distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment,
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Dawn of sound.
Day of atonement.
Contributors Crosland, Alan, 1894-1936, film director.
Jolson, Al, 1886-1950, actor.
McAvoy, May, 1901-1984, actor.
Oland, Warner, 1880-1938, actor.
Silvers, Louis, 1889-1954, composer, conductor.
Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Day of atonement.
Vitaphone Orchestra, performer.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967), production company.
Vitaphone Corp., production company.
Warner Bros. Entertainment, publisher.
Turner Entertainment Co., publisher.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland.
Other Contributors Musical score and Vitaphone Orchestra directed by Louis Silvers.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
French
Spanish
In English with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1927.
Based on the play: Day of atonement by Samson Raphaelson.
Special features include: commentary by Ron Hutchison, founder of the Vitaphone Project, and Nighthawks bandleader Vince Giordano; vintage Al Jolson shorts; radio show adaptation and movie trailer gallery; classic homage cartoon I love to singa; feature-length documentary The dawn of sound: how the movies learned to talk; surviving sound excerpts from 12929's Gold diggers of Broadway; studio shorts from or celebrating the early sound era; over 3 1/2 hours of rare, historic Vitaphone comedy and music shorts.
System Details DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby mono.
Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 96 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
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