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The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here from left, Al Jolson as Jakie Rabinowitz and Warner Oland as Cantor Rabinowitz. Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz. 


The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here, Al Jolson as Jack Robin in blackface. Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz. 


The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here, Richard Tucker as Harry Lee. Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz. 


The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here, Al Jolson as Jack Robin in blackface. Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz.


The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here from left, Al Jolson as Jack Robin in blackface and Eugenie Besserer as Sara Rabinowitz. Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz. 


The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here from left, Al Jolson as Jack Robin in blackface and Eugenie Besserer as Sara Rabinowitz. Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz. 


The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here, May McAvoy as Mary Dale. Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz. 


The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here, a title card articulates the voice of Al Jolson (as Jakie Rabinowitz), "The Day of Atonement is the most solemn of our holy days -- and the songs of Israel are tearing at my heart." Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz. 


The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here, Al Jolson as Jack Robin in blackface. Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz.


The 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland. Seen here looking in a mirror, Al Jolson as Jack Robin in blackface. Initial theatrical release October 6, 1927. Screen capture. © 1927 Warner Bros. Credit: © 1927 Warner Bros. / Courtesy Pyxurz.