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Almonds and Raisins (1984)

This documentary examines the dozens of Yiddish-language talking films made in the United States and Europe between the release of The Jazz Singer in 1927 and the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939.

Writers:

Russ Karel, Wolf Mankowitz (treatment)
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Celia Adler Celia Adler ... Herself (archive footage)
Herschel Bernardi ... Himself
Eugenie Besserer ... Herself (archive footage)
Fanny Brice ... Herself (archive footage)
Leo Fuchs Leo Fuchs ... Himself
Joseph Green Joseph Green ... Himself
George Jessel ... Himself (archive footage)
Al Jolson ... Himself (archive footage)
Miriam Kressyn Miriam Kressyn ... Herself
Leon Liebgold Leon Liebgold ... Himself
May McAvoy ... Herself (archive footage)
David Opatoshu ... Himself
Moyshe Oysher Moyshe Oysher ... Himself (archive footage)
Molly Picon ... Herself
Seymour Rechzeit Seymour Rechzeit ... Himself
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This documentary examines the dozens of Yiddish-language talking films made in the United States and Europe between the release of The Jazz Singer in 1927 and the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939.

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Documentary

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Yiddish

Release Date:

9 August 1985 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono
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