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.
Warner Bros. premiers, “The Jazz Singer”, starring Al Jolson. This is the first feature film in which music, songs, and some of the spoken dialogue is recorded and then synchronized with the picture so that it can be heard by the audience. Making it the first "Talking Movie". The Vitaphone sound–on–disc system is used. Costing a little over $400,000 to make, it bings in domestic revenues of almost $2 million