The jazz singer
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
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SummaryThe story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections.
ContentsDisc 1. The movie
Disc 2. The early sound era
Disc 3. Astonishing rarities.
-- New York (State)
-- New York
Jewish singers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
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,
|Other Titles|| Dawn of sound.
Day of atonement.
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.
Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland.
Musical score and Vitaphone Orchestra directed by Louis Silvers.
In English with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
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.
DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby mono.
3 videodiscs (approximately 96 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.