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Mirele Efros (1939)

 -  Drama  -  20 October 1939 (USA)
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Mirele Efros, "the Jewish Queen Lear," was the masterpiece of influential Yiddish playwright Jacob Gordin. Berta Gershen gives a memorable performance as Mirele, a wealthy and pious widow ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Berta Gersten ...
Mirele Efros
Ruth Elbaum ...
Shaindel (the Country Girl)
Albert Lipton ...
Yosef 'Yosele' Efros
Michael Rosenberg ...
Nuchumize (Shaindel's Father)
Moishe Feder ...
Shalmon
Paula Walter ...
Machle (Maid)
Jerry Rosenberg ...
Shloimele Efros
Sarah Krohner ...
Chaa-Dvoire
Ella Brodner ...
Dina (Shalmon's Sister)
Rubin Wendroff ...
The Badchen
Jacob Mestel ...
Pogorelsky
Moishe Schorr ...
Coachman
Eugene Sigaloff ...
Peasant
Clara Deutschmann ...
Barwoman
Louis Brandt ...
Donye Efros
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Mirele Efros, "the Jewish Queen Lear," was the masterpiece of influential Yiddish playwright Jacob Gordin. Berta Gershen gives a memorable performance as Mirele, a wealthy and pious widow whose devotion to her children extends to hand-picking a wife for her eldest son. Unfortunately, she gravely mistakes the young woman's character. Written by National Center for Jewish Film

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(Blue Seal Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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