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Jolly Paupers (Freylekhe Kabtsonim; Weseli biedacy) (Poland, 1937)

Directed by Leon Jeannot. Cast: Shimon Dzigan, Yisroel Shumacher and the Warsaw Art Players. A musical comedy portraying the relentless efforts of two small town Jews to escape their misery and achieve fame and fortune. With violent antisemitism intensifying in Poland, their satirical monologues provided Jewish audiences with a rare opportunity to escape through laughter. 62 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
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