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THE VOW (1937) * with hard-encoded English subtitles *

Henryk Szaro Writers: Henryk Bojm (screenplay), Jecheskiel Mosze Neuman (dialogue) (as J.M. Neuman) , 1 more credit ยป Stars: Zygmunt Turkow, Kurt Katch, Estera Perlman
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Two friends make a sacred pledge committing their newborn children, Rachel and Mendel, to marry one another.  Years pass and Rachel's father dies.  The two children, knowing nothing of the pact their fathers made, meet for the first time and fortuitously fall in love.  Mendel's father, however, insists his son go to Yeshiva in Vilna to study and Rachel's rich, old landlord insists on marrying her.

DVD-R is in Yiddish with hard-encoded English subtitles.  Approx. 80 mins. + a 12 min. contemporary newsreel.  Unsharp and "wavy" film quality (see sample).

 

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