The Jazz Singer

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  1. What system was used to record the sound in “The Jazz Singer”?
    • Movietone
    • Vitaphone
    • Photophone
    • Magnascope
  2. What future “Charlie Chan” played Jackie’s father, Cantor Rabinowitz?
    • Sidney Toler
    • Peter Lorre
    • Roland Winters
    • Warner Oland
  3. Including his father, how many generations of cantors had preceded Jackie?
    • 5
    • 6
    • 8
    • 15
  4. When Jackie ran away from home, what did he take with him?
    • a folder of sheet music
    • his baseball and glove
    • three tuna sandwiches and an apple
    • his mother’s picture
  5. After he left home, what did Jackie Rabinowitz change his name to?
    • Jacques Rabin
    • John Robinson
    • Johnny Rollins
    • Jack Robin
  6. Where did the grown Jackie first sing professionally?
    • Schneider’s Grill
    • Capt. Andy’s Dance Pavilion
    • Coffee Dan’s
    • Cooper’s Restaurant
  7. What was the first song the grown Jackie sang in “The Jazz Singer”?
    • “Dirty Hands, Dirty Face”
    • “Toot, Toot, Tootsie”
    • “Mammy”
    • “Kol Nidre”
  8. What was the name of the girl who helped Jackie get his first big break?
    • Helen Manners
    • Mary Dale
    • Ruth Haines
    • Sally Walker
  9. What religious holiday played a prominent part in the beginning and end of the film?
    • Passover
    • Rosh Hashanah
    • Yom Kippur
    • Hanukkah
  10. Backstage, a chorus girl commented about Jackie: “He hasn’t a chance with [the girl he likes].” Who played the chorus girl?
    • Jean Arthur
    • Joan Crawford
    • Myrna Loy
    • Claudette Colbert