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The Resource The jazz singer, a Warner Bros. Pictures production ; Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. and the Vitaphone Corporation present ; directed by Alan Crosland ; adaptation, Alfred A. Cohn, (DVD)

The jazz singer, a Warner Bros. Pictures production ; Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. and the Vitaphone Corporation present ; directed by Alan Crosland ; adaptation, Alfred A. Cohn, (DVD)

Label
The jazz singer
Title
The jazz singer
Statement of responsibility
a Warner Bros. Pictures production ; Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. and the Vitaphone Corporation present ; directed by Alan Crosland ; adaptation, Alfred A. Cohn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
  • picture
  • videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Hal Mohr ; edited by Harold McCord ; musical score and Vitaphone Orchestra directed by Louis Silvers
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
  • In English; with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.J353 2007
PerformerNote
Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer, Otto Lederer, Bobby Gordon, Richard Tucker, Cantor Joseff Rosenblatt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1936
  • 1880-1951
  • d. 1950
  • 1901-1984
  • 1880-1938
  • 1870-1934
  • 1886-1965
  • 1882-1933
  • 1894-1974
  • 1893-1957
  • 1889-1954
  • 1896-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crosland, Alan
  • Cohn, Alfred Abraham
  • Jolson, Al
  • McAvoy, May
  • Oland, Warner
  • Besserer, Eugenie
  • Lederer, Otto
  • Rosenblatt, Josef
  • Mohr, Hal
  • McCord, Harold
  • Silvers, Louis
  • Raphaelson, Samson
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Vitaphone Corp
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
  • http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/not-applicable
  • 96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz musicians
  • Jewish singers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Músicos de jazz
  • Cantantes
  • Jazz musicians
  • Singers, Jewish
Technique
  • not applicable
  • live action
Label
The jazz singer, a Warner Bros. Pictures production ; Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. and the Vitaphone Corporation present ; directed by Alan Crosland ; adaptation, Alfred A. Cohn, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play: Day of atonement / by Samson Raphaelson
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1927
  • Special features (disc 1, 139 min.): optional audio commentary by Ron Hutchinson (founder of The Vitaphone Projects) and Nighthawks Bandleader Vince Giordano; 4 vintage Al Jolson short films (49 min. total); classic cartoon "I love to singa" (8 min.); Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of "The jazz singer", also starring Jolson (1947, 58 min.); Jolson trailer gallery (24 min. total)
  • Special features (disc 2, 185 min.): "The dawn of sound : how the movies learned to talk" documentary (2007, 85 min.); surviving excerpts from 1929's "Gold diggers of Broadway" (16 min. total); 5 studio shorts from or celebrating the early sound era (84 min.)
  • Special features (disc 3, 208 min.): rare & historic Vitaphone shorts from the Warner Bros. vaults
Accompanying material
10 photo cards (18 cm.) + 1 reproduction of a Vitaphone program ([12] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 reproduction of a souvenir program ([20] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 reproduction of a Theater Herald leaflet ([4] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 vintage documents reproduction booklet (16 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 reproduction of a telegram from Al Jolson to Jack Warner (18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc 1. The jazz singer (96 min., including overture & exit music) -- A plantation act (1926, 10 min.) -- An intimate dinner in celebration of Warner Bros. silver jubilee (1930, 11 min.) -- Hollywood handicap (1938, 10 min.) -- A day at Santa Anita (1937, 18 min.) -- I love to singa (1936, 8 min.) -- The jazz singer [Lux Radio Theatre adaptation] (1947, 58 min.) -- The jazz singer [trailer] (1927, 7 min.) -- The singing fool [trailer] (1928, 1 min.) -- Mammy [trailer] (1930, 5 min.) -- Wonder bar [trailer] (1934, 4 min.) -- Go into your dance [trailer] (1935, 3 min.) -- The singing kid [trailer] (1936, 4 min.)
  • Disc 2. The dawn of sound : how the movies learned to talk documentary (2007, 85 min.) -- Gold diggers of Broadway [excerpts] (16 min.) -- The voice from the screen (1926, 15 min.) -- Finding his voice (1929, 11 min.) -- The voice that thrilled the world (1943, 18 min.) -- Okay for sound (1946, 20 min.) -- When the talkies were young (1955, 20 min.)
  • Disc 3. Behind the lines (1926, 8 min.) -- Bernado De Pace : the wizard of the mandolin (1927, 7 min.) -- Gus Van and Joe Schenck : the pennant winning battery of Songland (9 min., 1929) -- Blossom Seeley and Bennie Fields with the Music Boxes (1928, 10 min.) -- Hazel Green & Company (1927, 8 min.) -- The night court (1927, 10 min.) -- The Police Quartette (1927, 7 min.) -- When East meets West (1928, 9 min.) -- Adele Rowland : stories in song (1928, 10 min.) -- The Jazzmania Quintette (1928, 10 min.) -- The Ingenues : the Band Beautiful (1928, 9 min.) -- Chips of the old block (1928, 8 min.) -- Dick Rich and his Melodious Monarchs (1928, 8 min.) -- Gus Arnheim and his Ambassadors (1928, 9 min.) -- The Beau Brummels (1928, 8 min.) -- Roof Garden Revue (1929, 10 min.) -- My bag o' tricks (1929, 10 min.) -- Green's Twentieth Century Faydetts (1929, 7 min.) -- Sol Violinsky : the eccentric entertainer (1929, 8 min.) -- At the seashore (1929, 9 min.) -- Paul Tremaine and his Aristocrats (1929, 7 min.) -- Baby Rose Marie, the child wonder (1929, 8 min.) -- Lambchops (1929, 8 min.) -- The happy Hottentots (1930, 11 min.)
Control code
ocn156980173
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Three-disc deluxe ed.; 80th anniversary ed.; standard format 1.33:1.
Extent
3 videodiscs (96 min.)
Isbn
9781419856228
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569798892
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
79889
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156980173
System details
DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The jazz singer, a Warner Bros. Pictures production ; Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. and the Vitaphone Corporation present ; directed by Alan Crosland ; adaptation, Alfred A. Cohn, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play: Day of atonement / by Samson Raphaelson
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1927
  • Special features (disc 1, 139 min.): optional audio commentary by Ron Hutchinson (founder of The Vitaphone Projects) and Nighthawks Bandleader Vince Giordano; 4 vintage Al Jolson short films (49 min. total); classic cartoon "I love to singa" (8 min.); Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of "The jazz singer", also starring Jolson (1947, 58 min.); Jolson trailer gallery (24 min. total)
  • Special features (disc 2, 185 min.): "The dawn of sound : how the movies learned to talk" documentary (2007, 85 min.); surviving excerpts from 1929's "Gold diggers of Broadway" (16 min. total); 5 studio shorts from or celebrating the early sound era (84 min.)
  • Special features (disc 3, 208 min.): rare & historic Vitaphone shorts from the Warner Bros. vaults
Accompanying material
10 photo cards (18 cm.) + 1 reproduction of a Vitaphone program ([12] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 reproduction of a souvenir program ([20] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 reproduction of a Theater Herald leaflet ([4] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 vintage documents reproduction booklet (16 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 reproduction of a telegram from Al Jolson to Jack Warner (18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc 1. The jazz singer (96 min., including overture & exit music) -- A plantation act (1926, 10 min.) -- An intimate dinner in celebration of Warner Bros. silver jubilee (1930, 11 min.) -- Hollywood handicap (1938, 10 min.) -- A day at Santa Anita (1937, 18 min.) -- I love to singa (1936, 8 min.) -- The jazz singer [Lux Radio Theatre adaptation] (1947, 58 min.) -- The jazz singer [trailer] (1927, 7 min.) -- The singing fool [trailer] (1928, 1 min.) -- Mammy [trailer] (1930, 5 min.) -- Wonder bar [trailer] (1934, 4 min.) -- Go into your dance [trailer] (1935, 3 min.) -- The singing kid [trailer] (1936, 4 min.)
  • Disc 2. The dawn of sound : how the movies learned to talk documentary (2007, 85 min.) -- Gold diggers of Broadway [excerpts] (16 min.) -- The voice from the screen (1926, 15 min.) -- Finding his voice (1929, 11 min.) -- The voice that thrilled the world (1943, 18 min.) -- Okay for sound (1946, 20 min.) -- When the talkies were young (1955, 20 min.)
  • Disc 3. Behind the lines (1926, 8 min.) -- Bernado De Pace : the wizard of the mandolin (1927, 7 min.) -- Gus Van and Joe Schenck : the pennant winning battery of Songland (9 min., 1929) -- Blossom Seeley and Bennie Fields with the Music Boxes (1928, 10 min.) -- Hazel Green & Company (1927, 8 min.) -- The night court (1927, 10 min.) -- The Police Quartette (1927, 7 min.) -- When East meets West (1928, 9 min.) -- Adele Rowland : stories in song (1928, 10 min.) -- The Jazzmania Quintette (1928, 10 min.) -- The Ingenues : the Band Beautiful (1928, 9 min.) -- Chips of the old block (1928, 8 min.) -- Dick Rich and his Melodious Monarchs (1928, 8 min.) -- Gus Arnheim and his Ambassadors (1928, 9 min.) -- The Beau Brummels (1928, 8 min.) -- Roof Garden Revue (1929, 10 min.) -- My bag o' tricks (1929, 10 min.) -- Green's Twentieth Century Faydetts (1929, 7 min.) -- Sol Violinsky : the eccentric entertainer (1929, 8 min.) -- At the seashore (1929, 9 min.) -- Paul Tremaine and his Aristocrats (1929, 7 min.) -- Baby Rose Marie, the child wonder (1929, 8 min.) -- Lambchops (1929, 8 min.) -- The happy Hottentots (1930, 11 min.)
Control code
ocn156980173
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Three-disc deluxe ed.; 80th anniversary ed.; standard format 1.33:1.
Extent
3 videodiscs (96 min.)
Isbn
9781419856228
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569798892
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
79889
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156980173
System details
DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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