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The world of Sholom Aleichem

Author: Arnold PerlSholem AleichemRon RichardsonCharlotte RaeSam LeveneAll authors
Publisher: Asheville, NC : Distributed by IVY Classics, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents three classic stories told by Sholom Aleichem. "A Tale of Chelm" deals with a bookseller who is sent by his wife to buy a goat in a town of fools. "Bontche Schweig" follows the path of a poor, defeated man who dies and goes to heaven. "The High School" portrays a couple's efforts to get their son into a non-religious high school and is a story of one small but persistent effort to break out of segregation.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Short films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Sholem Aleichem; Sholem Aleichem
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Perl; Sholem Aleichem; Ron Richardson; Charlotte Rae; Sam Levene; Henry T Weinstein; Gertrude Berg; Zero Mostel; Lee Grant; Nancy Walker; Jack Gilford; Morris Carnovsky; Isaac Leib Peretz; Ivy Classics Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 36199187
Notes: Bontche Schweig based on a story by I.L. Peretz; The high school based on a story by Sholom Aleichem.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Credits: Music, Serge Hovey and Robert de Cormier.
Cast: Gertrude Berg, Charlotte Rae, Jack Gilford, Zero Mostel, Morris Carnovsky, Lee Grant, and Nancy Walker.
Description: 1 videocassette (95 min.) : sd., black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS Format.
Contents: A tale of Chelm (28 min.) --
Bontche Schweig (19 min.) --
The high school (48 min.).
Other Titles: Tale of Chelm.
Bontche Schweig.
High school.
Responsibility: Ivy Video presents ; by Arnold Perl ; directed by Don Richardson ; produced by Henry T. Weinstein.

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Presents three classic stories told by Sholom Aleichem. "A Tale of Chelm" deals with a bookseller who is sent by his wife to buy a goat in a town of fools. "Bontche Schweig" follows the path of a poor, defeated man who dies and goes to heaven. "The High School" portrays a couple's efforts to get their son into a non-religious high school and is a story of one small but persistent effort to break out of segregation.

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