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NH Film Series: The Singing Fool

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

NH Film Series 2019:

Sound Comes to Keene

Keene Public Library

 At the events, film historian Larry Benaquist will provide insight into the introduction of ‘talkies’ in Keene’s theatres and more about the history of the films.

 

The Singing Fool

Wednesday, April 10

7:00 pm at The Keene Public Library

 

Warner Brothers released The Singing Fool starring Al Jolson, on September 19, 1928.  It was shown at the Colonial Theatre in Keene that year. This film, the follow-up film to The Jazz Singer, was even more successful than its predecessor. The Singing Fool has all of Jolson’s songs in synchronized sound, and many of the dialogue sequences as well as the music track.

 

Details

Date:
April 10
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizers

Historical Society of Cheshire County
Keene Public Library

Venue

The Keene Public Library
30 Winter Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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