The Jazz Singer 1927

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The Jazz Singer ★★½ 1927

A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a singer of popular music. Of historical importance as the first successful parttalkie; a very early Loy performance. With the classic line “You ain't heard nothing yet!” Remade several times. ♫Toot, Toot, Tootsie Goodbye; Blue Skies; My Gal Sal; Waiting for the Robert E. Lee; Dirty Hands, Dirty Face; Mother, I Still Have You; Kol Nidre; Yahrzeit; My Mammy. 89m/B VHS, DVD . Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, William Demarest, Eugenie Besserer, Myrna Loy; D: Alan Crosland; C: Hal Mohr. AFI ‘98: Top 100, Natl. Film Reg. ‘96.

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