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(FOX NEWS) – "The Jazz Singer" starring Al Jolson, the first movie that incorporated synchronized speaking parts for its actors, was released on this day in history, Oct. 6, 1927.
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Primitive by today’s standards, the movie revolutionized cinema in the United States and beyond and is recognized as a landmark achievement in pop culture history.
"Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain’t heard nothing yet," said Jolson, portraying Jakie Rabinowitz, in the first words uttered in cinematic history.