The Jazz Singer


Watch The Jazz Singer (1927)

After getting a severe beating for singing in a saloon, the young Jakie Rabinowitz leaves home vowing never to return. His father, cantor at his synagogue, had wanted Jakie to follow him as a cantor and is heartbroken as a result. Jakie gets his big break when stage star Mary Dale hears him sing. He makes a career for himself and after many years on the road gets his chance to perform in a Broadway revue. His return home is bittersweet: his mother is overjoyed to see him but his father asks him to leave. When Cantor Rabinowitz falls seriously ill, Jakie is asked to sing in the synagogue but it conflicts with his big opening night on Broadway, forcing him to choose between his career and his family obligations.... Show more

This is really high class movie and I really love it. I have good news for lovers of Drama cinema. It’s not surprising that Alan Crosland can produce a good film from nothing. However, this genre may boast of one of the larger number of popular titles. The richness of dialogue, which is the power of this image, arouses the respect of the recipient, especially when compared to today's productions, most of them are very poor. The whole movie is still very relaxing and motivating. The Jazz Singer is one of the best possible choice for a saturday evening with cinema.... Show more

Directors: Alan Crosland
Countries: United States
Release: 1927-10-06
Duration: 88 min
IMDb Rating: 6.5