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Bennie the Howl (1926)

Benya Krik (original title)
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The seamy Jewish underworld of Odessa is the setting for Isaac Babel's story based on the life of gangster king Mishka Yaponchik "Mike the Jap" Vinnitsky. Murder is a way of life for Benya ... See full summary »

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Matvei Lyarov ...
Mendel Krik
Yuri Shumsky ...
Benya Krik - Mendel's son
Nikolai Nademsky ...
Kol'ka Pakovski
Ivan Zamychkovsky ...
Gleczik - the policeman
Sergei Minin ...
Sobkov - the comissar
A. Goricheva
A. Vabnik
Teodor Brainin ...
Liovka Byk
Georgi Astafyev
A. Sashin ...
Savka
M. Smolensky
O. Merlatti
Ye. Lepkovsky ...
Tartakovski
Leonid Barbe ...
Muginstein - Tartakovski's clerk
Anastasiya Kozhevnikova ...
(as V. Kozhevnikova)
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The seamy Jewish underworld of Odessa is the setting for Isaac Babel's story based on the life of gangster king Mishka Yaponchik "Mike the Jap" Vinnitsky. Murder is a way of life for Benya and his gang until he finds himself ensnared in a Bolshevik trap. Written by National Center for Jewish Film

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