Hester Street [videorecording] / Midwest Films.

; Howard, Mel ; Kane, Carol, 1952- ; Kavanaugh, Dottie ; Keats, Steven ; Silver, Joan Micklin ; Silver, Raphael D ; First-Run Features (Firm) ; Midwest Film Production, Inc
New York, NY : First Run Features Home Video, [1997] .

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WRLC Shared Collections Facility (Restricted Use)
VHS 38 Off-site
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VHS 38 Off-site
Other Authors Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951.
Howard, Mel.
Kane, Carol, 1952-
Kavanaugh, Dottie.
Keats, Steven.
Silver, Joan Micklin.
Silver, Raphael D.
First-Run Features (Firm)
Midwest Film Production, Inc.
Subjects Americanization.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Jews -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Drama.
Jews, Russian -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Motion pictures.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918 -- Drama.
Series Collector's series
Description 1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Notes Based on the story: Yekl / by Abramham Cahan.
Videocassette release of the 1975 motion picture.
Dialogue in English and Yiddish; subtitles in English.
Summary Focuses on the new Russian Jewish immigrants, Jake and Gitl, and their reactions to American life and customs. Follows their lives with all the trials and tribulations as they discard their old world traditions and adjust to life in New York's Lower East Side in 1896.
Production Credits Director/writer, Joan Micklin Silver ; producer, Raphael D. Silver ; photographer, Kenneth Van Sickle ; editor, Katherine Wenning ; music, William Bolcom, Herbert L. Clarke ; production design, Stuart Wurtzel ; art direction, Edward Haynes ; costume design, Robert Pusilo.
Performers Mel Howard, Carol Kane, Steven Keats, Dorrie Kavanaugh, Anna Berger, Ed Crowley, Paul Freedman, Sol Frieder, Lauren Frost, Martin Garner, Zane Laski, Mordecai Lawner, Leib Lensky, Robert Lesser, Eda Reiss Merin, Joanna Merlin, Doris Roberts, Bert Salzman, Zvee Scooler, Lin Shaye, Claudia Silver, Philip Sterling, Stephen Strimpell, Joel Wolfe.
System Requirements VHS.
Geographic Area New York (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)43713798
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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