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    The Jazz Singer (Warner Brothers, 1927). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    The Jazz Singer was the first true full-length sound feature film and it began the revolution of talking pictures. Produced by Warner Brothers with their Vitaphone sound process, Al Jolson, performing in black face, speaks and sings for the first time. His first words were prophetic -- "Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain't heard nothin' yet." The production costs for the film were $422,000, a large sum for the financially strapped studio, but the picture was a hit, creating a world wide sensation, and virtually saving Warner Brothers Studio from bankruptcy. This lovely and very fine condition card is from one of two printings of this historic set. One set had red titles and the other had a blue "Al Jolson" and yellow "The Jazz Singer." This charming card is from that printing and shows only minor handling: a small stain in the upper left white background. Very Fine-.


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    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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