Overture to glory = Shṭoṭ ḥazn / G & L presents ; screen play by Max Nosseck & Ossip Dymow ; dialogue by Jacob Gladstone ; directed by Max Nosseck. = Overture to glory [videorecording] = שטאט חזן / G & L presents ; screen play by Max Nosseck & Ossip Dymow ; dialogue by Jacob Gladstone ; directed by Max Nosseck.
- Other Title:
- Shṭoṭ ḥazn
- Waltham, MA : National Center for Jewish Film, 2008.
1 videodisc (77 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Loewenstein-Strashunsky, Joel David, 1816-1850 -- Drama.
Cantors (Judaism) -- Poland -- Drama.
Singers -- Poland -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Culture conflict -- Drama.
Loewenstein-Strashunsky, Joel David, 1816-1850.
Fathers and sons.
- Feature films -- United States.
Foreign language films -- Yiddish.
- System Details:
- DVD-R, NTSC.
- The cantor of the Vilna Synagogue--played by the great, real-life cantor Moishe Oysher--leaves behind his prayers to perform in the Warsaw Opera. He struggles to balance the appeal of his newfound fame, fortune, and notoriety with his feelings of guilt and responsibility toward his family and community. While performing in the Opera, he loses his voice and is forced to return to his village. Based on the life of "the Vilna Balabessel", Joel David Loewenstein.
- Moishe Oysher, Helen Beverley, Florence Weiss, Lazar Freed, Jack Mylong Munz, Leonard Elliot.
- Music by Alexander Olshanetsky ; photography, Larry Williams, Don Malkames ; film editor, Leslie Vidor ; story by Ossip Dymow.
- In Yiddish with English subtitles.
Based on a legend, the Vilna Balabessel.
Videorecording of film produced in 1940; copyright held by G & L Motion Picture Corp.
- Nosseck, Max. , Director, Screenwriter
Dymow, Ossip, 1878-1959 , Screenwriter
Glatstein, Jacob, 1896-1971 , Screenwriter
Olshanetsky, Alexander. , Composer
Oysher, Moishe. , Actor
Beverley, Helen. , Actor
Weiss, Florence. , Actor
National Center for Jewish Film.
G & L Motion Picture Corp.
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