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Al Jolson tribute at Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale

Al Jolson tribute at Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale

Al Jolson can still pack them in the theater, 86 years after ushering in "the talkies" and 63 years after his death. At least that's the idea with the tribute by The Broward County Film Society (also called FLiFF) to the man billed as "The World’s Greatest Entertainer" at the Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, Feb. 23 starting at 6 p.m. There will be an outdoor reception and book signing on the Paradiso Patio with the legendary star's daughter-in-law Victoria Jolson - who lives in Weston - followed by rare film clips shown inside the theater in a presentation hosted by Victoria and Chuck Prentiss, star of the "Jewish Broadway"...

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