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The golden age of 2nd Avenue.

Silverstein, Morton. (Director, Screenwriter). Bernardi, Herschel. (Host). Bikel, Theodore. (Onscreen presenter). Cantor, Arthur, 1920-2001 (Producer). Perlmutter, Alvin H. (Producer). Gerard, Edmund Bert. (Cinematographer). Abrams, Arthur. (Composer, Conductor). Directed by Morton Silverstein. (Cast).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : SISU Home Entertainment : 2009.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Morton Silverstein.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, Herschel Bernardi ; introduction, Theodore Bikel.
Summary, etc.:
The Yiddish Theater... What an age! What memories. This was the "Broadway" of the turn of the century, bringing joy, tears and laughter to struggling Jewish immigrants in New York's Lower East Side. It was the birth of Jewish American culture, and this vibrant and colorful world all started on Second Avenue.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Jewish theater > New York (State) > New York > History.
Theater, Yiddish > New York (State) > New York > History.
Yiddish drama > History and criticism.

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