The jazz singer
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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
815300010365

Notes

General Note
Based on the play by Samson Raphaelson.
General Note
Originally produced as a special for NBC's Lincoln-Mercury Startime TV series in 1959.
General Note
Release date: Feb. 7, 2012.
Creation/Production Credits
Directed by Ralph Nelson; produced by Ernest D. Glucksman.
Participants/Performers
Jerry Lewis, Eduard Franz, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Alan Reed, Molly Picon.
Description
In this tribute to the 1927 Al Jolson film classic, Cantor Rabinowitz is upset that son Joey has no interest in becoming a synagogue cantor, a family tradition for five generations. Worse yet, he's left home to pursue a career as a jazz singer and comedian, no laughing matter to his father. After struggling for years, Joey is about to get his big break. But when the cantor suddenly falls gravely ill, Joey grapples with filling in for his ailing father, or seizing the opportunity to be a star.
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DVD.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Picon, M., Glucksman, E. D., Nelson, R., Reed, A., Alberghetti, A. M., Franz, E., & Lewis, J. (2012). The jazz singer . Inception Media Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Molly. Picon et al.. 2012. The Jazz Singer. [United States]: Inception Media Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Molly. Picon et al.. The Jazz Singer [United States]: Inception Media Group, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Picon, Molly., et al. The Jazz Singer Inception Media Group, 2012.

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