The Jazz Singer

His story will make you cry. His music will make you sing. His triumph will make you cheer.

Drama Music Romance
115 min     5.9     1980     USA

Overview

Jess Robin dreams of a career in popular music, but his father, Cantor Rabinovitch, forbids it, insisting Jess live as a traditional Jew and inherit his position at the synagogue. With the help of friend and professional musician Bubba, Jess gets a chance to go to Los Angeles and have famous singer Keith Lennox record one of his songs. Defying both his father and his wife, Jess leaves New York to pursue his dreams.

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