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The Yiddish King Lear [videorecording] / a Miriam/Lillian Films presentation ; Lear Pictures presents ; directed by Harry Thomashefsky ; produced by Johnnie Walker and Jack Rieger ; screen adaptation, Abraham Armband.

Other Title:
Title on container: Jewish King Lear
Publication:
[United States : s.n., 19--].
Series:
Joseph Green Yiddish film classic.
Yiddish film classics
Format/Description:
Archive
1 videocassette (80 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Gordin, Jacob, 1853-1909 -- Film adaptations.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Upper class families -- Jewish -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Language:
In Yiddish with English subtitles.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
In Vilna in 1892 a devout Jewish father is angered by his youngest daughter when she rejects an expensive gift. He instead turns his fortune over to the husband of his oldest daughter, with dire consequences.
Participant:
Maurice Krohner, Fannie Levenstein, Jacob Bergreen, Miriam Grosman.
Credits:
Director of photography, Joseph Freeman.
Notes:
Based on the play Der Yiddishe Kenigen Lear by Jacob Gordin.
Videorecording of film produced in 1935.
Local notes:
Freedman Archive Collection. Tape 20.
Contributor:
Thomashefsky, Harry, 1895-1993. , Director
Walker, Johnnie, 1894-1949. , Producer
Rieger, Jack. , Producer
Armband, A. (Abraham) , Screenwriter
Kroner, Maurice. , Actor
Levenstein, Fannie. , Actor
Bergreen, Jacob. , Actor
Grosman, Miriam. , Actor
Gordin, Jacob, 1853-1909. , Author
Lear Pictures. , Producer
Miriam/Lillian Films (Firm) , Producer
Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive.
OCLC:
34388100
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