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  Noble Sissle (left) and Eubie Blake.
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Snappy Tunes
Also known as [Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake Sing Snappy Songs]
(1923) American
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.

Performance: Music.

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.

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