Mamele embraces the entire gamut of interwar Jewish life in Lodz--tenements and unemployed Jews, nightclubs and gangsters, religious Jews celebrating sukkot--but the film belongs to Molly ... See full summary »

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Edmund Zayenda ...
Schlesinger, Musician
Gertrude Bulman ...
Berta Samet
Max Bozyk ...
Berl Samet (as Maks Bozyk)
Ola Sliwkowicz ...
Jentka Samet
Menasha Oppenheim ...
Maks Katz (as Menasze Oppenheim)
Simche Fostel ...
Nadirman
Maks Perelman ...
Dawid Samet
Ruth Turkow ...
Bajlcie / Bailchi
Lew Szryftzecer ...
Konchicker
Maks Brin
Karol Latowicz ...
Zeisher
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Adam Domb
Edward Sternbach
Edward Sztajnbek
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Mamele embraces the entire gamut of interwar Jewish life in Lodz--tenements and unemployed Jews, nightclubs and gangsters, religious Jews celebrating sukkot--but the film belongs to Molly Picon who romps undaunted through her dutiful daughter role saving siblings, keeping the family intact, singing and acting her way through the stages of a woman's life from childhood to old age. Written by National Center for Jewish Film

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Comedy | Musical

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25 December 1938 (USA)  »

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Little Mother  »

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(British Acoustic)

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1.37 : 1
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Featured in Almonds and Raisins (1984) See more »

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Abi Gezunt
Music by Abraham Ellstein, Lyrics by Molly Picon
Performed by Molly Picon
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