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Was Hollywood’s first “talkie” in Spanish?

Concha Piquer: copla star and possibly a 20th century movie pioneer.

Al Jolson’s The Jazz Singer, from 1927, has always been credited as being the first motion picture “talkie”. But a little-known reel released four years earlier starring Spanish singer Concha Piquer may well rewrite film history.

December 20th, 2010 | Posted in Culture, Films | Read More »

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