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

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

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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Conductor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections
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TEFMT
Characteristic
  • videorecording
  • picture
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Jazz singer (Motion picture : 1927)
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Credits note
Photography, Hal Mohr ; edited by Harold McCord ; musical score and Vitaphone Orchestra directed by Louis Silvers
Dewey number
791.43/72
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, Joseff Rosenblatt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1936
  • 1880-1951
  • 1886-1950
  • 1901-1984
  • 1880-1938
  • 1870-1934
  • 1886-1965
  • 1882-1933
  • 1894-1974
  • 1893-1957
  • 1889-1954
  • 1896-1983
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  • Crosland, Alan
  • Cohn, Alfred A.
  • 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
  • 185
  • 208
  • http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/not-applicable
  • 96
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  • Jazz musicians
  • Jewish singers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Músicos de jazz
  • Cantantes
Target audience
general
Technique
  • live action
  • not applicable
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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 photograph cards (18 cm) + 1 reproduction of a Vitaphone program ([12] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm) + 1 reproduction of a souvenir program ([20] pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm) + 1 reproduction of a Theater Herald leaflet ([4] pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm) + 1 vintage documents reproduction booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm) + 1 reproduction of a telegram from Al Jolson to Jack Warner (18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
  • Three-disc deluxe edition.
  • 80th anniversary edition.
  • Standard version 1.33:1.
Extent
3 videodiscs (96 min.)
Isbn
9781419856228
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
012569798892
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
79889
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156980173
System details
DVD, Dolby digital mono.; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; dual-layer
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
Publication
Copyright
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 photograph cards (18 cm) + 1 reproduction of a Vitaphone program ([12] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm) + 1 reproduction of a souvenir program ([20] pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm) + 1 reproduction of a Theater Herald leaflet ([4] pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm) + 1 vintage documents reproduction booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm) + 1 reproduction of a telegram from Al Jolson to Jack Warner (18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
  • Three-disc deluxe edition.
  • 80th anniversary edition.
  • Standard version 1.33:1.
Extent
3 videodiscs (96 min.)
Isbn
9781419856228
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
012569798892
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
79889
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156980173
System details
DVD, Dolby digital mono.; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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