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Daniel Corleone
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 04/28/2013

A film that exhibited profit potential of feature-length "talkies." The story revolves around traditional Cantor Rabinowitz, the father of the talented Jakie Rabinowitz (Al Jolson, a then popular real life singer). Sara, Jakie's mother, understands his son's passion unlike her husband who despises the direction he is headed. After running away Jakie encounters Mary Dale, who helps him in his singing career. Poor editing, wrong grammar in the messages and some unanswered sequences (what the father's sickness was, why the transformation of being white to black, etc.). Themes of pursuing your passion, following your parent's messages, ambition were delved in the film. Still worth a look for historical purposes and film aficionado's too see what the fuss was about then, which is really …

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