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Al Jolson sings in the 1st-ever Talkie “The Jazz Singer”

It was Warner Bros that took the 1st leap into the all-talking movie with the Jazz Singer in 1927. Though there are instances of sound being used earlier this film is the 1st feature-length motion-pic with synchronized dialogues. Directed by … Continue reading

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Mammy – Al Jolson (Jazz Singer performance)

The fantastic Al Jolson performing his signature tune ‘Mammy’ in the finale of the 1927 film ‘The Jazz Singer’ and yes, it’s in blackface! Great performance. Written by Joe Young/Sam M. Lewis/Walter Donaldson Submit via FilmFreeway:   Subscribe to the FILM … Continue reading

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THE JAZZ SINGER (1927) – Original Movie Trailer

The son of a Jewish cantor must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer. #Trailer #WB Submit via FilmFreeway:   Subscribe to the FILM podcast on iTunes Website: www.wildsoundpodcast.com

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Best Scene Script Reading of Barack Obama Remembers A Young Poet by James Fitzmaurice

  Late at night in the White House during summer of 2016, Barack Obama remembers writing poetry while an undergraduate and reminisces about four quite different women, his ghosts. He spars about writing autobiography with a spectral Charles Bukowski, and … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER 2018 DRAMA Stories, Screenplays, Short Films

Submit via FilmFreeway:   THE COLOR OF ME, 19min., USA, Drama/Romance AMERICAN BOY, 9min., USA, Drama DISCLOSURE, 9min., USA, Drama/Crime EVE – INFINI DES FORMES, 13min., USA, Experimental WHALES, 20min, USA, Drama DNA OF WILD BEASTS, 18min., France, Drama/Comedy ALL … Continue reading

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Short Screenplay Reading of DON-JOHN’S DISAPPOINTED MAM by M.V. Montgomery

CAST LIST: Mam: Mandy May Cheetham Narrator: Adrian Currie Don John: John Leung Rosa: Anjelica Alejandro ***** Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Director: Matthew Toffolo Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editor: Kimberly Villarruel Camera Op: Mary Cox

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Drama Festival Testimonial – October 1 2018

Thank you very much for these perceptive notes, which will really help us as we move into the next draft. Our goal is to make this story as strong a biopic as possible. G. Johnson Submit via FilmFreeway: Watch Recent … Continue reading

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