The Jewish King Lear 1935 U S A
Yiddish DVD Movie Starring: Maurice Krohner, Fannie Levenstein, Miriam Grossman, and Esther Adler
Starring: Maurice Krohner, Fannie Levenstein, Miriam Grossman, and Esther Adler
The heartrending story of an aging father living in Vilna, who decides to relocate to Palestine. He divides his fortune amongst his three daughters and sets sail for The Holy Land. But greed does not allow his daughters to enjoy their fortune, and they force their father to return to Vilna as a beggar!!
The only Yiddish film ever made based on a play by William Shakespeare!!
Yiddish speaking with English subtitles.
Please note: These classical Yiddish Movies have been electronically enhanced to get the best possible video and sound quality. Due to the age and condition of the original movies, it was not always possible to have perfect results.