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The Jazz Singer

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On the verge of receivership in 1926, Warner Bros. studio decides to risk its future by investing in the Vitaphone sound system. Warners' first Vitaphone release, Don Juan, was a silent film accompanied by music and sound effects. The studio took the Vitaphone process one step farther in its 1927 adaptation of the [[Performer~P107575~Samson Raphaelson~samsonraphaelson]] Broadway hit [[Feature~V25962~The Jazz Singer~thejazzsinger]], incorporating vocal musical numbers in what was essentially a non-talking...more

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