The Jazz Singer is a 1927 American musical film. The first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue sequences, its release heralded the commercial ascendance of the "talkies" and the decline of the silent film era.

The Jazz Singer is a 1927 American musical film. The first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue sequences, its release heralded the commercial ascendance of the "talkies" and the decline of the silent film era.

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First Film with words. End Silent Films 1927. Directed by Alan Crosland.  With Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer. The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.

First Film with words. End Silent Films 1927. Directed by Alan Crosland. With Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer. The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.

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The old Warner Brothers Studio (today Sunset Bronson Studios, and also known as KTLA Studios and Tribune Studios) is a motion picture, radio and television production facility located at 5800 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. The studio was the site where THE JAZZ SINGER, the first talking feature film, was filmed in 1927. In this 1936 image, Warners told passers-by: “FOR REAL ENTERTAINMENT SEE ALL WARNER BROS PRODUCTIONS”.

The old Warner Brothers Studio (today Sunset Bronson Studios, and also known as KTLA Studios and Tribune Studios) is a motion picture, radio and television production facility located at 5800 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. The studio was the site where THE JAZZ SINGER, the first talking feature film, was filmed in 1927. In this 1936 image, Warners told passers-by: “FOR REAL ENTERTAINMENT SEE ALL WARNER BROS PRODUCTIONS”.

Al Jolson ... the most famous vaudevillian of the time...famous for his black makeup & for the song My Mammy

Al Jolson ... the most famous vaudevillian of the time...famous for his black makeup & for the song My Mammy

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