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Title: The Jazz Singer


Date: 1927
Type: Drama / Musical
Rating: 4 Stars 4/5
Colour: Black and White / Sound
Director: Alan Crosland
Producer:

Comment
A young Jewish boy (Al Jolson) rebels against his father who want him to follow him as a cantor so that he can have a career as a Jazz singer aided by a dancer (Mary McAvoy). This film is notable as being billed as the first talkie film, though most of it is a silent film with the sound being just a few bits of dialogue (including Jolson's catch phrase "you ain't heard nothing yet") and the songs.

Actors

Al JolsonAl Jolson
May McAvoy
Warner OlandWarner Oland
Eugenie Besserer
Otto Lederer
Bobby Gordon
Richard Tucker

Oscars

Honory Award