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The jazz singer [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures ; producer, Louis F. Edelman ; director, Michael Curtiz ; screenplay, Frank Davis, Leonard Stern, Lewis Meltzer.

Publication:
[S.I. : s.n., 20--].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Subjects:
Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983 -- Film adaptations.
Jazz musicians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Jewish singers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Cantors (Judaism) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Musical films.
Film adaptations.
System Details:
DVD-R.
Summary:
A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a popular music singer.
Participant:
Danny Thomas, Peggy Lee, Mildred Dunnock, Eduard Franz.
Credits:
Music, LeRoy Prinz.
Notes:
Based on the play by Samson Raphaelson.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1952.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Penn Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor)
Contributor:
Curtiz, Michael, 1886-1962 , Director
Edelman, Louis F. , Producer
Davis, Frank, b. 1890. , Screenwriter
Stern, Leonard. , Screenwriter
Meltzer, Lewis. , Screenwriter
Thomas, Danny. , Actor
Lee, Peggy, 1920-2002 , Actor
Dunnock, Mildred. , Actor
Franz, Eduard, 1902-1983. , Actor
Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. , Author
Prinz, Le Roy, 1895-1983. , Composer
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967). , Producer
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)