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Title Hester Street [(DVD) videorecording] / Midwest Films presents ; directed by Joan Micklin Silver ; produced by Raphael D. Silver ; screenplay by Joan Micklin Silver.

Edition [Special edition].
Publication Info. [Chatsworth, Calif.] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2004]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F HES    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; digital transfer.
Language In English and Yiddish with English subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Cast Mel Howard, Carol Kane, Dorrie Kavanaugh, Stephen Keats, Doris Roberts.
Credits Director of photography, Kenneth Van Sickle ; editor, Katherine Wenning ; music, William Bolcom.
Note Based on Yekl by Abraham Cahan.
Videodisc release of the 1975 motion picture.
Special features: audio commentary by Joan Micklin Silver and Raphael Silver; interviews with Joan Micklin Silver and Raphael Silver, Carol Kane and Doris Roberts; excerpt from Heritage, civilization and the Jews; liner notes by Victoria Brownworth and Judith Redding.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary A young Jewish woman comes to America in the 1890s and discovers that her husband has given up the ways of the old country, gotten a new girlfriend, and started a new life.
Subject Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 -- Television adaptations.
Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 -- Film adaptations.
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Americanization -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Immigrants -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Silver, Joan Micklin.
Silver, Raphael D.
Howard, Mel.
Kane, Carol, 1952-
Kavanaugh, Dorrie, -1983.
Keats, Steven, 1945-1994.
Roberts, Doris, 1930-
Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951. Yekl.
Midwest Film Production, Inc.
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0780029399
Standard No. 037429200629
Music No. HES 020 Home Vision Entertainment
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