Overture to glory Shṭoṭ ḥazn / Moishe Oysher, Helen Beverly ; directed by Max Nosseck ; music by Alexander Olshanetsky

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Subjects: Feature films
Motion pictures, Yiddish
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Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: Yiddish
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Waltham, MA : National Center for Jewish Film, 2008
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (videodisc) (77 min.) : b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Titles: Shṭoṭ ḥazn
Additional Authors: Olshanetsky, Alexander
Beverley, Helen
Oysher, Moishe
Nosseck, Max
Dymow, Ossip, 1878-1959
Arnshṭeyn, Marḳ, d. 1942 or 3
Glatstein, Jacob, 1896-1971
National Center for Jewish Film
Notes: Videorecording of film produced in 1940 by G & L Motion Picture Corporation
Yiddish with English subtitles
Screenplay by Ossip Dymow based on a play by Mark Arnstein
Dialogue by Jacob Glatstein
Credits: Photography, Larry Williams, Don Malkames ; film editor, Leslie Vidor ; story by Ossip Dymow ; screen play by Max Nosseck & Ossip Dymow ; dialogue by Jacob Gladstone
Cast: Moishe Oysher, Helen Beverley, Florence Weiss, Lazar Freed, Jack Mylong Munz, and Leonard Elliot
Summary: 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
DVD, NTSC
IMC copy does not include public performance rights, class use only
OCLC Number: 233690121