A Vilna legend the rabbi's power / directed by George Roland

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Subjects: Motion pictures, Yiddish
Feature films
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: Yiddish, Summary is in English, English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Waltham, MA : National Center for Jewish Film, [2003]
LC Classification: P, PN
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Rabbi's power
Tkies khaf
Additional Authors: Roland, George
Forbert, Leo
Turkow, Zygmunt, 1896-1970
Bojm, Henrik
Hirschbein, Peretz, 1880-1948
Mestel, Jacob, 1884-1958
Buloff, Joseph
Kạminskị, Ester-Rahẹl, 1870-1925
Kaminska, Ida
National Center for Jewish Film
Notes: ISBN: 1585871885
ISBN: 9781585871889
In Yiddish with subtitles in English
Title from credits; cataloging from credits, container and Internet Movie Database
Credits: Produced by Leo Forbert, George Roland ; 1924 film directed by Zygmund Turkow ; 1924 screenplay by Henrik Bojm from a play by Peretz Hirshbein ; 1933 screenplay by Jacob Mestel ; photographed by Chas. Hanley
Cast: Joseph Buloff, Ester Rokhl-Kominska, Ida Kominska, Zygmunt Turkow, Adam Domb, Moshe Litman, Lev Molilow, Simcha Balanoff, Jacob Meistel, Leib Kadison, Benjamin Fishbein and Ben Basenko
Originally shot as a silent film in 1924, mostly on location in Vilna. In 1933 sound was added by a group of New York Yiddish actors, who also added the plot device of the narrator, who appears both onscreen in new scenes and in voiceover, to explain the silent story without intertitles
Summary: A tale of frustrated love and destiny set in the Jewish community of Vilna before the Second World War. A yeshiva student and a poor girl who are deeply in love are assisted by the prophet Elijah after it seems that fate and dishonest people have conspired to keep them apart
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in
OCLC Number: 58551600
ISBN/ISSN: 1585871885

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