The light ahead Fishka der krimmer / produced and directed by Edgar G. Ulmer ; screenplay by Chaver Pahver, Sherle and Edgar G. Ulmer

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Subjects: Jews--Soviet Union--Drama
Feature films
Motion pictures, Yiddish
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: Yiddish, Summary is in English, English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Waltham, MA : National Center for Jewish Film., [2005?] c1989
Series: Edgar G. Ulmer
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Added Titles: Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917 Fishkẹ der kṛumer
Alternate Titles: Parallel title: Fishka der krimmer
Additional Authors: Ulmer, Edgar G. (Edgar George), 1904-1972
Ulmer, Shirley
Pahver, Chaver
Cashier, Isidore
Beverley, Helen
Opatoshu, David, 1918-1996
Bialis, Rosetta
Rabinowitz, Tillie
Guskin, Anna
Bodkin, Celia
National Center for Jewish Film
Carmel Productions
Ultra Film Distributors
Notes: ISBN: 1585871907
ISBN: 9781585871902
UPC: 800821021136
DVD, NTSC
Yiddish dialogue, English subtitles
Cast: Isidore Cashier, Helen Beverly, David Opatoshu, Rosetta Bialis, Tillie Rabinowitz, Anna Guskin, Celia Bodkin, Jennie Cashier
Credits: Photography, J. Burgi Contner, Edward Hyland ; sound, Dean Cole ; edited by Jack Kemp ; art directors Edgar G. Ulmer, Robert Benny
Based on stories by S.Y. Abramovitch (Mendele Mokher Seforim): Fishkẹ der kṛumer
Originally produced as a motion picture by Carmel Productions and released by Ultra Film Distributors in 1939
"The Rutenberg & Everett Yiddish Film Library of the National Center for Jewish Film"
Extras: Program notes by J. Hoberman, David Opatoshu interview, Ulmer biography
Summary: The innocent, impoverished lovers, lame Fishke and blind Hodel, are beset by the superstition, prejudice and greed present in a late nineteenth century shtetl in tsarist Russia. The benevolent and enlightened bookseller Mendele helps and encourages them in their dream of escaping to a freer life in Odessa
OCLC Number: 61248833
ISBN/ISSN: 1585871907
9781585871902
8008210211