This musical drama marks the screen debut of Moishe Oysher, in a film critic J. Hoberman calls an "anti-Jazz Singer." Oysher stars as a wayward youth who makes his way from his Polish shtetl to New York's Lower East Side where he is "discovered" and becomes a well-known singer. Ultimately, he returns home to the Old Country and reunites with his parents and his childhood sweetheart. Written by
National Center for Jewish Film
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Lyrics by Jacob Jacobs
Music by Aleksandr Olshanetsky (as Alexander Olshanetsky) See more