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Title: The Jazz Singer (IMDb)
Starring: Al Jolson
Released: 16th October 2007
SRP: $39.92

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Warner has announced a deluxe 80th Anniversary edition of The Jazz Singer which stars Al Jolson. The three-disc set will be available to own from the 16th October for around $39.92. As well as a newly remastered transfer and soundtrack, the set will include a commentary by film historians Ron Hutchinson and Vince Giordano, a collection of rare cartoons and shorts (full details in the press release below), a 1947 Lux Radio Theater Broadcast starring Al Jolson (audio only), a feature-length documentary The Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to Talk, two rarely-seen Technicolor excerpts from Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929 WB film, most of which is considered lost), a number of studio shorts celebrating the early sound era, and over 3 1/2 hours worth of rare, historic Vitaphone comedy and music shorts. On top of all that, the set will include rarely seen behind-the-scenes photo cards, original release Lobby card reproductions, an original release Souvenir Program book reproduction, a booklet with vintage document reproductions, and a reproduction of a post-premiere telegram from Al Jolson to Jack L. Warner.







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