Jerry dreams to become a famous jazz singer. But in order to accomplish that, he must defy his father, a Jewish Cantor, who is opposed to such dream as a future for his son.
It's joy set to music. A story that sings out to your heart.
Did You Know?
For record buyers, there were two collections of songs from the film score. Danny Thomas
recorded a 10-inch, eight-selection LP for RCA Victor, featuring Frank De Vol
and His Orchestra. Miss Peggy Lee
, backed by Gordon Jenkins
and His Orchestra, contributed a Decca EP with four tunes, including Peggy's driving, Latin rendition of the Rodgers and Hart standard "Lover," which had become a top single before the picture's release. See more
They say that he was returning from the Army yet he was wearing an Air Force uniform. See more
Remade as The Jazz Singer
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart See more