Owl Jolson

Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on March 22, 2004

    Name of the little jazz-singing owl in I Love to Singa (Avery, 1936) who drives his classical music professor father Dr. Fritz Owl crazy. A parody of Al Jolson’s classic Warner Brother’s film, The Jazz Singer (1927). The story of the original film is about the son of an orthodox Jewish cantor who turns his back on the family profession to becomes a jazz singer.

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