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Joseph Green Yiddish Film Classics (DVD)

Over 65 years ago, Joseph Green (1900-1996) began making Yiddish movies in Poland, collaborating with many of the outstanding artists of the Yiddish world, both in America and Eastern Europe. The outbreak of war brought an end to that era.
mamele.gif MAMELE (DVD)
$39.95
Molly Picon is Khavtshi, the youngest daughter of a widower, who is left with the responsibility of tending house for a helpless and indifferent family of seven. As such, she becomes the "mamele," their "little mother."
PURIMSHPILER (DVD)
$39.95
A romantic comedy about a drifter who wanders from "shtetl to shtetl." He finds brief happiness when he falls in love with a shoemaker's daughter in a small Galician town. A likable fantasy about a love triangle and man's quest for the unobtainable.
brivele.gif A BRIVELE DER MAMEN (DVD)
$39.95
Molly Picon is Khavtshi, the youngest daughter of a widower, who is left with the responsibility of tending house for a helpless and indifferent family of seven. As such, she becomes the "mamele," their "little mother."
greenpic.gif JOSEPH GREEN CLASSICS (4 DVDs)
$130.00
Over 65 years ago, Joseph Green (1900-1996) began making Yiddish movies in Poland, collaborating with many of the outstanding artists of the Yiddish world, both in America and Eastern Europe. The outbreak of war brought an end to that era. These four films are a precious legacy. THE DVDs have 'extras' like audio commentary by Joseph Green and some of the actors from the films (Molly Picon, Miriam Kressyn, Leon Liebgold); an introduction by Yiddish film historian Dr. Eric Goldman; a photo gallery; filmography and more.
YIDLDUO2.jpg YIDL MITN FIDL (DVD)
$39.95
Molly Picon plays a young woman who poses as a man in order to join a band of musicians traveling the Polish countryside. She falls in love with one of her colleagues with delightfully humorous results. Filled with music and charm, Molly, in her greatest role, amuses and entertains.
These four films- Yidl Mitn Fidl, Mamele, Purimshpiler & A Brivele der Mamen- are a precious legacy.