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The Resource The jazz singer, Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corporation present, (DVD videorecording)

The jazz singer, Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corporation present, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The jazz singer
Title
The jazz singer
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corporation present
Contributor
Composer
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a popular music singer
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Jazz singer (Motion picture : 1927)
  • Gold diggers of Broadway (Motion picture)
Credits note
Directed by Alan Crosland ; adaptation, Alfred A. Cohn ; photography, Hal Mohr ; edited by Harold McCord ; musical score and Vitaphone orchestra directed by Louis Silvers
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Al Jolson, with Mary McAvoy and Warner Oland
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • d. 1950
  • 1901-1984
  • 1880-1938
  • 1894-1936
  • 1894-1974
  • 1889-1954
  • 1880-1951
  • 1896-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jolson, Al
  • McAvoy, May
  • Oland, Warner
  • Crosland, Alan
  • Mohr, Hal
  • Silvers, Louis
  • Cohn, Alfred Abraham
  • Hutchinson, Ron
  • Giordano, Vince
  • Raphaelson, Samson
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Vitaphone Corp
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
89
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz musicians
  • Jewish singers
  • Cantors (Judaism)
  • Jews, East European
  • Acculturation
  • Feature films
  • Musical films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
  • National Film Registry
Technique
live action
Label
The jazz singer, Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corporation present, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1927
  • A photo-dramatic production of Samson Raphaelson's play
  • Accompanied by: 10 behind-the-scenes photo cards and reproductions of a Vitaphone program, a souvenir program, a theater herald, and a post-production telegram from Al Jolson to Jack Warner
Accompanying material
1 book ([16] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. The movie : New digital transfer and refurbished soundtrack, commentary by Ron Hutchinson and Vince Giordano ; vintage Al Jolson short films, radio show adapation and movie trailer gallery ; classic homage cartoon, I love to singa -- Disc 2. The early sound era : feature-length documentary, The dawn of sound : how the movies learned to talk ; sound excerpts from 1929's Gold diggers of Broadway ; studio short films -- Disc 3. Astonishing rarities: historic Vitaphone comedy and music short films
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version ; 80th anniversary deluxe ed., 3-disc deluxe ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs
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)ocn156980173
System details
DVD; dual-layer format ; Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The jazz singer, Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corporation present, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1927
  • A photo-dramatic production of Samson Raphaelson's play
  • Accompanied by: 10 behind-the-scenes photo cards and reproductions of a Vitaphone program, a souvenir program, a theater herald, and a post-production telegram from Al Jolson to Jack Warner
Accompanying material
1 book ([16] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. The movie : New digital transfer and refurbished soundtrack, commentary by Ron Hutchinson and Vince Giordano ; vintage Al Jolson short films, radio show adapation and movie trailer gallery ; classic homage cartoon, I love to singa -- Disc 2. The early sound era : feature-length documentary, The dawn of sound : how the movies learned to talk ; sound excerpts from 1929's Gold diggers of Broadway ; studio short films -- Disc 3. Astonishing rarities: historic Vitaphone comedy and music short films
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version ; 80th anniversary deluxe ed., 3-disc deluxe ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs
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)ocn156980173
System details
DVD; dual-layer format ; Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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