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Hester Street [videorecording] / screenplay by Joan Micklin Silver ; produced by Raphael D. Silver ; directed by Joan Micklin Silver.

Publication:
[United States : s.n., 19--].
Format/Description:
Archive
1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 -- Film adaptations.
Jews, Russian -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Ethnic films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
Dialogue in English and Yiddish; subtitles in English.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
Russian Jewish immigrants Jake and Gitl encounter trials and tribulations as they discard their old world traditions and adjust to life in New York's Lower East Side in 1896.
Participant:
Mel Howard, Carol Kane, Steven Keats, Dorrie Kavanaugh.
Credits:
Director of photography, Kenneth Van Sickle ; editor, Katherine Wenning ; music adapted by William Bolcom.
Notes:
Based on the story "Yekl" by Abraham Cahan.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1974.
Local notes:
Freedman Archive Collection. Tape 37.
Contributor:
Silver, Joan Micklin. , Director, Screenwriter
Silver, Raphael D. , Producer
Howard, Mel. , Actor
Kane, Carol, 1952- , Actor
Keats, Steven. , Actor
Bolcom, William. , Composer
Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951. , Author
Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive.
OCLC:
11392981
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