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The Jolson story / Columbia Pictures ; produced by Sidney Skolsky ; screenplay by Stephen Longstreet ; adaption by Harry Chandlee & Andrew Solt ; directed by Alfred E. Green.

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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria MUSICAL JOL (Text) 37521530621491 AMPL Adult DVD Musical Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville DVD Jol (Text) 32604000161109 DCTPLD AD FIC DVD Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster DVD JOL Classic (Text) 72436000115356 DVDs Available -
Tyson Library - Versailles DVD JOL (Text) 31070500429275 Movies Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD JOL (Text) 31951004050909 Main Floor - DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1404931104
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Joseph Walker ; art directors, Stephen Goosson, Walter Holscher ; editor, William A. Lyon ; music, Saul Chaplin, Morris Stoloff ; costume designer, Jean Louis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Larry Parks, Evelyn Keyes, William Demarest, Bill Goodwin.
Summary, etc.:
The film traces the meteoric singing/performing career of Asa Yoelson, a talented cantor's son determined to make it big in the "biz". After changing his name to Al Jolson, he captivated audiences everywhere with his minstrel and jazz performances.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen presentation.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Jolson, Al, 1886-1950 > Drama.
Entertainers > United States > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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