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A Letter to Mama

Directed by Leon Trystan and Joseph Green
1938    1h 46m
One of the last Yiddish films made in Poland before the Nazi invasion, this film tells the story of a mother's persistent struggles to support her three children in pre-war World War II Polish Ukraine. After her family is pulled apart by severe poverty and the turmoil of war, she and her children make their way to New York and turn to the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society for help.
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Cast of A Letter to Mama
  • Lucy Gehrman
  • Misha Gehrman
  • Gertrude Bulman

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