*The Jazz Singer*. 1927. USA. Directed by Alan Crosland and Gordon Hollingshead. Image courtesy Photofest

The Jazz Singer. 1928. USA. Directed by Alan Crosland. 89 min.

Screenplay by Al Cohn, Jack Jarmuth, based on the play The Day of Atonement, by Samson Raphelson. With Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland. Produced by Warner Bros. and using its proprietary Vitaphone system of recorded sound on disc, The Jazz Singer—the first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue sequences and songs—famousy ushered in the era of talkies. Added to the National Film Registry in 1996.

  1. Wednesday, December 23, 2015,
    1:30 p.m.

    Education Center, Mezzanine, Theater 3
  2. Thursday, December 17, 2015,
    1:30 p.m.

    Education Center, Mezzanine, Theater 3
  3. Friday, December 4, 2015,
    1:30 p.m.

    Education Center, Mezzanine, Theater 3