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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.
Director (Feature Film)
Assistant Direction (Feature Film)
Writer (Feature Film)
Producer (Feature Film)
Film Production - Main (Feature Film)
Film Production - Unit (Feature Film)
Production Companies (Feature Film)
Misc. Crew (Feature Film)
Joined publicity department of Edison studios
Short film directing debut
Feature film directing debut, "Kidnapped"
Directed the first feature with synchronized music, "Don Juan"
Directed the first talking picture, "The Jazz Singer"