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Bridge of Light
Yiddish Film between Two Worlds
J. Hoberman

Brandeis University Press



Contents

• Foreword to the Updated Edition
• Acknowledgments
• Acknowledgments to the Updated Edition
• Author’s Note
• Introduction:
A Brivele der Mamen
Wandering Stars
• Romance in the Ghetto
• “The Face of the Earth Will Change”
• Nineteen-Nineteen
• Out of Galicia
• Miracles on the Vistula
• Yiddish Modernism and
Jewish Luck
The Prince of Second Avenue
• Making It in America
• Once Upon a Time in the Ukraine
• The Polish Forest
• The Theater of the Future
• Jews of Steel
• The
Faryidisht Film
• Between
Rusland and Daytshland
• Shund
“We’re on Our Way”
• The Greening of Yiddish Film
• The Cantor’s Sons
• On the Edge of the Abyss
• Without a Home
• Phantom Europe
• Married to America
• The Living Remnant
• A Post-Yiddish Cinema
• Backward into the Real Past, Forward into Endless Time
• Appendixes: Joseph Burstyn’s Documentaries
• Partial Yiddish Talkies
• Recycled Yiddish Films
• Glossary
• Notes on Sources
• Selected Bibliography
• Photograph Credits
• Index
The DVD documentary The Yiddish Cinema is at the end of the book

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