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The Jazz Singer

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Pop singer [[Performer~P87719~Neil Diamond~neildiamond]] stars in this ill-begotten second remake of [[Performer~P36019~Al Jolson~aljolson]]'s seminal 1927 musical The Jazz Singer. The moth-eaten story concerns a cantor's son who desires success as a pop singer, despite the wishes of his imperious father. The film takes place in the present day with Yussel Rabinowitz ([[Performer~P87719~Neil Diamond~neildiamond]]) playing a young (though middle-aged looking) cantor performing at the synagogue of his...more

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