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This short film was shot in 1972 as a New York University summer film workshop final project. The topic of the film is the Yiddish (Jewish) theater in America, how it flourished and how it declined. The narrator of the film is Betty Budanov who was a well known Yiddish Theater actress during the 1930’s and 40s. Interviewed in the film for his expert knowledge was Yiddish Theater impresario, Herman Yablakoff.