SKU 4610

THE SINGING BLACKSMITH (Yankl Der Schmid) (1938) * with hard-encoded English subtitles *

Edgar G. Ulmer, Ben-Zvi Baratoff Writers: David Pinski (play), David Pinski (adaptation) Stars: Moyshe Oysher, Miriam Riselle, Florence Weiss

Moishe Oysher, the renowned cantor and star of Yiddish radio, stars in Edgar G. Ulmer’s musical version of David Pinski’s play Yankl der Shmid. Singing, dancing, and flashing his eyes, Oysher gives his most robust performance as a passionate shtetl blacksmith who must struggle against temptation in order to become a mensch. 

DVD-R is in Yiddish with hard-encoded English subtitles.  Approx. 105 mins.  See film sample for quality!

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