The Jazz Singer made Talkies the rage, backstage musicals became one of the staples of the era and amid all the voh-de-oh-doing and tap-tapping came this movie that Time called the most interesting of its type to date. Adding to the interest: a narrative structure that cuts between the onstage production of a make-or-break show and the in-the-wings scrambling to mount it and to find out who heisted the nights gate receipts; movie newcomer Ethel Waters debuting Am I Blue, the song that became her signature tune; and rubber-faced Joe E. Brown in his first Warner Bros. movie. The film notched a historic benchmark by being the first all-color (two-strip Technicolor) sound feature. Color prints no longer exist butOn with the Show!or="blue"& **Please be aware that this is a manufactured on demand disc that was created using a DVD-R disc. It should play in all standard DVD players.