The Jazz Singer

  • 1927
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

This was the film that revolutionized the motion picture industry, spelled disaster for hundreds of leading players who couldn't or wouldn't speak their lines, and made stars out of unknowns dying to give voice to films. With THE JAZZ SINGER the movies finally--and forever--talked! Besides the songs, there's actually only a smattering of dialog in the film,...read more

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