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Title Yiddish radio project : [stories from the golden age of Yiddish radio].

Publication Info. Minneapolis, MN : HighBridge, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  CDBOOK 791.446 Y5    Check Shelf
Description 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([20] pages : illustrations, portraits ; 12 cm.)
Playing Time 001631 001254 000016 001109 000028 001502 000024 001208 000033 000823 001245 000102 001121 001246 000112 001219 000619 000107
Performer Hosted by Scott Simon ; featuring Carl Reiner, Eli Wallach, Jerry Stiller ... et al.
Credits Produced by Dave Isay, Henry Sapoznik, and Yair Reiner.
"A co-production of Sound Portraits Productions ... and Living Traditions"--Container insert.
Note "As heard on NPR's All things considered"--Container insert.
Compact disc.
Notes reviewing the project inserted in container.
Contents Disc 1. The Yiddish radio dial (narrated by Henry Sapoznik ; featuring Carl Reiner, Eli Wallach) (16:31) -- Rabbi Rubin's court of the air (narrated by Menachem Mendel Rubin ; featuring Hal Linden, Patty Deutsch) (12:54) -- Hebrew National commercial, WEVD, c. 1950s (Pincus Sisters) (0:16) -- Commercials on Yiddish radio (narrated by Henry Sapoznik ; featuring Jerry Stiller) (11:09) -- Happy birthday, WEVD, c. 1940 (0:28) -- Yiddish melodies in swing (narrated by Claire Barry and Paul Pincus) (15:02) -- Campbell's Soup commercial, WEVD, c. 1950s (Miriam Kressyn) (0:24) -- Reunion with Siegbert Freiberg (narrated by Siegbert Freiberg ; music arranged and performed by Peter Sokolow) (12:08) --
disc 2. Introduction (:33) -- The dramas of Nahum Stutchkoff (narrated by Misha Stutchkoff ; featuring Eli Wallach, Lillian Lux, Isaiah Sheffer) (8:23) -- 'Round the family table (featuring Eli Wallach, Tovah Feldshuh, Anne Meara, David Rogow, Martin Novemsky, Spencer Chandler) (12:45) -- Lifschitz Wine commercial, WEVD, c. 1940s (1:02) -- Levine and his flying machine (narrated by Henry Sapoznik and Ardith Polley ; featuring David Rogow, Eli Wallach) (11:21) -- C. Israel Lutsky, the Jewish philosopher (narrated by Dick Sugar ; featuring Carl Reiner) (12:46) -- Sterling Salt commercial, WLTH, c. 1942 (1:12) -- Victor Packer, the one-man radio empire (narrated by Henry Sapoznik ; featuring Christopher Lloyd, Lee Silvershein, Deana Barone, Tovah Feldshuh) (12:19) -- Seymour Rechtzeit, the Yiddish crooner (narrated by Seymoud Rechtzeit) (6:19) -- Credits (1:07).
Summary Documentary of the Yiddish Radio Project, which is dedicated to rescuing sound recordings of Yiddish radio from the 1930s to the 1950s. Discusses the history of Yiddish radio, the restoration of the recordings, and Jews in mainstream media.
Language In English or Yiddish.
Note GMD: sound recording.
Subject Yiddish language -- United States.
Yiddish language -- New York (State) -- New York.
Radio programs -- United States -- History.
Radio programs -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History.
Radio broadcasting -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Jews -- New York (State) -- New York.
Genre/Form Ethnic radio programs.
Added Author Simon, Scott.
Isay, David.
Sapoznik, Henry.
Reiner, Yair.
Reiner, Carl, 1922-2020
Wallach, Eli, 1915-2014
Linden, Hal.
Pincus Sisters.
Deutsch, Patti.
Stiller, Jerry.
Barry, Claire M.
Pincus, Paul.
Kressyn, Miriam.
Freiberg, Siegbert.
Sokolow, Pete.
Stutchkoff, Misha.
Burstein, Lillian Lux.
Sheffer, Isaiah.
Feldshuh, Tovah.
Meara, Anne.
Rogow, David.
Novemsky, Martin.
Polley, Ardith.
Sugar, Dick.
Lloyd, Christopher, 1938-
Silvershein, Lee.
Barone, Deana.
Rechtzeit, Seymour, 1908-2002.
Sound Portraits Productions.
Living Traditions (Organization)
National Public Radio (U.S.)
Added Title Stories from the golden age of Yiddish radio
All things considered (Radio program)
ISBN 1565117131: $24.95
9781565117136: $24.95
Standard No. 025024891731
Music No. HBP 89172 HighBridge
HBP 89173 HighBridge
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