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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 16, 1936|
|Born:||August 10, 1894||Cause of Death:||car accident|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Director ... director producer actor stage manager journalist|
Best known for directing two sound barrier-breaking films; "Don Juan" (1926), with synchronized music, and "The Jazz Singer" (1927), the first "talkie." Married to silent screen leading lady Elaine Hammerstein, whom he directed in several films, and father of director-editor Alan Crosland Jr.
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