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The Jazz Singer (1927) (Blu-ray Review)

Cantor Rabinowitz (Warner Oland) is concerned and upset because his son Jakie (Al Jolson), shows so little interest in carrying on the family’s traditions and heritage.  For five generations, men in the family have been Cantors in the synagogue, but Jakie is more interested in jazz and ragtime music.  One day, they have such a […]