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The Jazz Singer

Cast

Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer View All


Crew

Alan Crosland (Director), Alfred A. Cohn (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 6th, 1927
Runtime: 1 hour, 29 minutes
A young Jewish man is torn between tradition and individuality when his old-fashioned family objects to his career as a jazz singer. This is the first full length feature film to use synchronized sound, and is the original film musical.
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