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The Day of Atonement

The Day of Atonement (1922)

Short Story: The Day of Atonement (Everybody's Magazine and as a Stage Play "The Jazz Singer")
Published/Performed: Jan 1922 (magazine) and Sep 14, 1925 - Jun 1926 (play performed at Fulton Theatre, NY)

Author: Samson Raphaelson
Born: Mar 30, 1894 New York City, NY
Passed: Jul 16, 1983 New York City, NY

Film: The Jazz Singer
Released: 1927

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About the Short Story The Day of Atonement:

Samson Raphaelson (March 30, 1894 ? July 16, 1983) was an American screenwriter and playwright.

He is the author of the short story Day of Atonement, which he adapted into a play entitled The Jazz Singer in 1925. The play was later made into the film The Jazz Singer (1927), starring Al Jolson, and produced by Warner Brothers in the Vitaphone sound-on-disc process as the first talkie with dialogue.

There is no entry about the play available on Wikipedia at this time, but here is a link to the film entry.

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