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Hungry Hearts (1922)

A Hollywood adaptation of the short stories of Anzia Yazierska, the fist writer to bring stories of American Jewish women to a mainstream audience, Hungry Hearts focuses on the hopes and ... See full summary »

Director:

E. Mason Hopper

Writers:

Montague Glass (titles), Julien Josephson | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Bryant Washburn ... David
Helen Ferguson ... Sara
E. Alyn Warren ... Abraham (as E.A. Warren)
Rosa Rosanova Rosa Rosanova ... Hanneh
George Siegmann ... Rosenblatt
Otto Lederer ... Gedalyah Mindel
Millie Schottland Millie Schottland ... Mishel Mindel
Bert Sprotte Bert Sprotte ... Cossack
Abe Budin Abe Budin ... Soptkn
Edwin B. Tilton Edwin B. Tilton ... Judge
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Storyline

A Hollywood adaptation of the short stories of Anzia Yazierska, the fist writer to bring stories of American Jewish women to a mainstream audience, Hungry Hearts focuses on the hopes and hardships of the Levin family, Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe living on New York City's Lower East Side. Written by National Center for Jewish Film

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 November 1922 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le crime de Mme Lévy See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Several well-known Jewish actresses were rejected for the role of Sara because they were believe to look too American. Among them were Alma Rubens, Leatrice Joy and Carmel Myers. The part eventually went to Helen Ferguson, who was of Irish extraction. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mamadrama: The Jewish Mother in Cinema (2001) See more »

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