The Jazz Singer
Director: Alan Crosland. Cast: Al Jolson, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer, May McAvoy, Robert Gordon, Otto Lederer. Screenplay:
Alfred A. Cohn (based on the short story and play Day of Atonement, both written by Samson Raphaelson).
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade:B
Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Adapted Screenplay: Alfred A. Cohn
Honorary Award ("For Revolutionizing the Industry")