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Hester Street

Author: Joan Micklin SilverRaphael D SilverMel HowardCarol KaneDorrie KavanaughAll authors
Publisher: [Chatsworth, Calif.] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young Jewish woman comes to America in the 1890s and discovers that her husband has given up the ways of the old country, gotten a new girlfriend, and started a new life.
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Genre/Form: National Film Registry
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Abraham Cahan; Abraham Cahan
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Micklin Silver; Raphael D Silver; Mel Howard; Carol Kane; Dorrie Kavanaugh; Steven Keats; Doris Roberts; Stephen Strimpell; Ed Crowley; Sol L Frieder; Zvee Scooler; Lin Shaye; Philip Sterling; Kenneth Van Sickle; Stuart Wurtzel; Katherine Wenning; William Bolcom; Abraham Cahan; Victoria A Brownworth; Judith M Redding; Midwest Film Production, Inc.,; Home Vision Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0780029399 9780780029392
OCLC Number: 56795843
Language Note: In English and Yiddish with English subtitles; optional English closed-captions for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on "Yekl" by Abraham Cahan.
Liner notes by Victoria Brownworth and Judith Redding.
Videodisc release of the 1975 motion picture.
Credits: Director of photography, Kenneth Van Sickle ; production designer, Stuart Wurtzel ; edited by Katherine Wenning ; music adapted by William Bolcom.
Cast: Mel Howard, Carol Kane, Dorrie Kavanaugh, Stephen Keats, Lauren Frost, Doris Roberts, Stephen Strimpell, Anna Berger, Edward Crowley, Paul Freedman, Sol Frieder, Martin Garner, Zane Lasky, Leib Lensky, Robert Lesser, Eda Reiss Merin, Billy Natbony, Zvee Scooler, Lin Shaye, Philip Sterling, Joel Wolfe.
Awards: Nominee, Best Actress in a Leading Roll (Carol Kane), 1976 Academy Awards (U.S.A.).
Named to the National Film Registry in 2011 by the Library of Congress.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Special features: audio commentary by Joan Micklin Silver and Raphael Silver --
interviews with Joan Micklin Silver and Raphael Silver, Carol Kane and Doris Roberts --
excerpt from 'Heritage, civilization and the Jews' --
liner notes by Victoria Brownworth and Judith Redding.
Responsibility: Midwest Films presents ; screenplay by Joan Micklin Silver ; produced by Raphael D. Silver ; directed by Joan Micklin Silver.

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A young Jewish woman comes to America in the 1890s and discovers that her husband has given up the ways of the old country, gotten a new girlfriend, and started a new life.

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