SKU 3457

KOL NIDRE (1939) * with hard-encoded English subtitles *

Joseph Seiden Writer: Ben Gitlitz (story) Stars: Lili Liliana, Joseph Schoengold, Berthe Hart

Joseph Goldstein wants to be a rabbi when he grows up.  His classmate, Jack Grossman, whose father is rich, hates all the other kids and thinks they hate him.  And the two boys almost come to blows over Jenny Dorfman, the daughter of a poor, but devout, man.  A number of years later, things aren't too good.  Someone's about to try to end her life; but instead, she reunites with her family over the chanting of the solemn Kol Nidre, which marks the beginning of Yom Kippur.

DVD-R is in Yiddish with hard encoded English subtitles.  Approx. 85 mins. + an 8 min. newsreel.  See video sample for film and audio quality.


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