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The World of Sholom Aleichem (1959)

Director:

Don Richardson (as Donald Richardson)

Writers:

Sholom Aleichem (stories), Y.L. Peretz (story "Bontsche the Silent") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gertrude Berg
Conrad Bromberg Conrad Bromberg ... (as Conrad Josephs)
Morris Carnovsky ... Aaron Katz / Presiding Angel
Elsa Freed Elsa Freed
Jack Gilford ... Bontshe Shveig
Lee Grant ... Avenging Angel
Henry Lascoe
Sam Levene ... Mendele
Zero Mostel
Charlotte Rae
Frederick Rolf Frederick Rolf
Nancy Walker
Dora Weissman Dora Weissman
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 1959 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Production Co:

WNTA Newark See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Three sweet adaptations from Classic Yiddish literature
19 July 2003 | by NJtoTXSee all my reviews

A sweet collection of three stories adapted from Yiddish literature. A Tale of Chelm deals with a bookseller who is sent by his wife to buy a goat in a town of fools.

Bontshe Shveig is the moving story of a poor, modest man (Jack Gilford) who has led an exemplary life. He dies and goes to heaven and gets to name his reward. This story has stayed with me.

The High School portrays the efforts of a couple to get their son into a secular high school.


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