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This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
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| Noble Sissle (left) and Eubie Blake.
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Also known as [Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake Sing Snappy Songs]
B&W : Short film
Directed by [?] Lee de Forest and/or J. Searle Dawley?
Cast: Noble Sissle [himself, the vocalist], Eubie Blake [himself, the pianist].
De Forest Phonofilm, Incorporated, production; distributed by De Forest Phonofilm, Incorporated. / Produced by Lee de Forest. / Phonofilm 35mm spherical format. Phonofilm sound-on-film sound system. / Full-sound film.
Synopsis: Sissle and Blake perform the songs “Sons of Old Black Joe” and “My Swanee Home.”
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Early sound film - Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 27 May 2012.
References: Film viewing.
Home video: DVD.