The Island of Jeanne Moreau
The most disappointing thing about The Jazz Singer is that 90% of it is still basically a silent picture, with title cards, etc. But even so, when Mr Jolson sings every so often and we’re treated to a few moments of vocalised dialogue, the effect is pretty remarkable.

The most disappointing thing about The Jazz Singer is that 90% of it is still basically a silent picture, with title cards, etc. But even so, when Mr Jolson sings every so often and we’re treated to a few moments of vocalised dialogue, the effect is pretty remarkable.