Songs from Movies

Okay for Sound (1946)

This short was released in connection with the 20th anniversary of Warner Brothers' first exhibition of the Vitaphone sound-on-film process on 6 August 1926. The film highlights Thomas A. Edison and Alexander Graham Bell's efforts that contributed to sound movies and acknowledges the work of Lee De Forest. Brief excerpts from the August 1926 exhibition follow. Clips are then shown from a number of Warner Brothers features, four from the 1920s, the remainder from 1946/47.

The movie Okay for Sound, released in 1946, features 13 songs from artists like Al Jolson, Anna Case, Ida Lupino and Efrem Zimbalist Sr. on violin and Harold Bauer on piano. What is your favorite song from Okay for Sound?


Songs from Okay for Sound

California, Here I Come
Hooray for Hollywood
Vesti la giubba
Remember Me?
Sonny Boy
Al Jolson
La fiesta
Anna Case
My Mammy
Al Jolson
The Man I Love
Ida Lupino
Overture from Tannh?user
Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 47
Efrem Zimbalist Sr. on violin and Harold Bauer on piano
Laughing Rag
Roy Smeck