The Singing Blacksmith Yankl - Der Schmid - Edgar G. Ulmer Classic Film Yiddish / English Subti

The Singing Blacksmith Yankl - Der Schmid - Edgar G. Ulmer Classic Film Yiddish / English Subti
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Yankl Der Schmid
USA 1938 105 minutes B&W
Yiddish with new English subtitles
Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer
Moishe Oysher, the renowned cantor and star of Yiddish radio, stars in Edgar G. Ulmerís musical version of David Pinskiís 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 to become a mensch
Recently rediscovered footage makes this the most complete extant version of Ulmerís lively folk operetta, replete with an example of Yiddish swing
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