Without a Home – Yiddish Cinematheque

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Based on a 1907 play by Jacob Gordin, this 1939 Yiddish film, believed to be the last prewar Yiddish film produced in Poland features such greats as Ida Kaminska, Szhymon Dzigan and Yisroel Szumacher. The dialogues and song lyrics were written by the wonderful Polish Yiddish novelist, dramatist, poet and intellectual Alter Kacyzne who also wrote the script for the 1937 Yiddish film “The Dybbuk”. For a full cast see: https://tinyurl.com/y5g54j5r.

On Jacob Gordin see: https://tinyurl.com/y6shvdd5
On Ida Kaminska and her illustrious Yiddish theater family see: https://tinyurl.com/y3hhfrao,
On Szhymon Dzigan and Yisroel Szumacher see: https://tinyurl.com/y2kuev88
On Alter Kacyzne see: https://tinyurl.com/yxj5wz25

This film was already posted with Polish dubbing: https://tinyurl.com/y3yxcfwz. Now it is a pleasure, to offer this copy with the original Yiddish soundtrack and English subtitles.

More details on this film: https://tinyurl.com/y47yl2nn, full plot sumary and some more information: https://tinyurl.com/y6qtzv9q