[Dixielandjazz] Al Jolson

Len Nielsen lennielsen at telus.net
Thu Oct 6 10:49:47 PDT 2005

October 6, 1927 was the release date for the movie The Jazz Singer
starring Al Jolson. George Jessel and Eddie Cantor had previously turned
down the lead role.

Quote " The first successful talking picture"

A 1953 remake starred Danny Thomas.

A 1980 remake starred Neil Diamond.

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Len Nielsen

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