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06/10/1927 The first prominent 'talkie' movie opens

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Al Jolson sings in the 1st-ever Talkie "The Jazz Singer" .mpg

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The Jazz Singer; Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet

The Jazz Singer is an American musical film. As the first feature-length motion picture with not only a synchronized recorded music score, but also lip-synchronous singing and speech in several isolated sequences, its release heralded the commercial ascendance of sound films and the decline of the silent film era.
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