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A storm of strangers

Author: Ben Maddow; Herschel Bernardi; Sy Wexler; Serge Hovey; Ergo Media Inc.
Publisher: Teaneck, NJ : Ergo Media, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A rich portrait of the teeming Jewish 'ghetto' that was New York's Lower East Side at the turn of the century. Narrated by Herschel Bernardi, this classic film uses period photographs to create the fictional life of Manya, a young Jewish woman whose life is turned around by the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Maddow; Herschel Bernardi; Sy Wexler; Serge Hovey; Ergo Media Inc.
OCLC Number: 190846053
Credits: Cinematographer, Sy Wexler; composer, Serge Hovey.
Performer(s): Herschel Bernardi, narrator.
Description: 1 videodisc (19 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Ben Maddow, director ; Saul Rubin, executive producer.

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"A rich portrait of the teeming Jewish 'ghetto' that was New York's Lower East Side at the turn of the century. Narrated by Herschel Bernardi, this classic film uses period photographs to create the fictional life of Manya, a young Jewish woman whose life is turned around by the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911"--Container.

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My Favorite Film about Brotherhood

by wstott (WorldCat user published 2013-07-13) Excellent Permalink

If you think Chris Marker's LA JETEE is the only good film made from still photos, here's one you must see. I think it's even better; certainly it's clearer in its meaning. Herschel Bernardi does the voice of a retired Jewish tailor in NYC in the 1940s who remembers his turn-of-the-20th-century immigrant...
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