- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours
- Video: Black & White
- Released: August 11, 2009
- Originally Released: 2009
- Label: Great Musical Treasu
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
This entry in the HOLLYWOOD SINGING AND DANCING series looks back at the 1920s, a revolutionary decade that saw the advent of "talkies" and the creation of some of the best-loved movie musicals of all time. Featuring clips from THE JAZZ SINGER, THE GREAT GABBO, and many more, the retrospective covers every major studio and every major star, including Al Jolson, Eddie Cantor, and Sophie Tucker.
The 1920s was a time of great change in Hollywood. This one-hour program tells the story of the advent of sound technology for movies, the emergence of 'talkies' and the explosion of musicals in Hollywood. Includes one hour of bonus materials providing more insight into the dawn of the Hollywood Musical.