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Format: DVD 2015
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD DVD Hester
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD
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Gitl, a young Jewish woman, comes to America in the 1890s, only to discover that her husband, Jake, has given up the ways of the old country and taken up with a new girlfriend.
Additional Information
Subjects Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Married people -- Drama.
New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration -- Drama.
New York (State) -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Publisher [Bellevue, Washington?] :Scorpion Releasing,2015
Distributed by Kino Lorber Inc.,
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Yekl.
Contributors Silver, Raphael D., film producer.
Silver, Joan Micklin, screenwriter, film director.
Kane, Carol, 1952- actor.
Keats, Steven, 1945-1994, actor.
Roberts, Doris, 1925-2016, actor.
Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951. Yekl.
Midwest Film Production, Inc., production company.
Scorpion Releasing (Firm), publisher.
Kino Lorber, Inc., film distributor.
Participants/Performers Carol Kane, Steven Keats, Doris Roberts.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Kenneth Van Sickle ; editor, Katherine Wenning.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Language English
Title from container.
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.
Based on the novella Yekl by Abraham Cahan.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby digital.
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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