Call number: DVD-3801


GRICHER-CHERIKOVER, Grigorii
Skvoz´ slezy (Stranitsy proshlogo) [Laughter through Tears (Pages of the Past)]

VUFKU, Odessa, 1928; released 2 April 1928 (Kiev), 8 January 1929 (Moscow)
Screenplay: Grigorii Gricher-Cherikover, I. Skvirskii, based on Sholom Aleikhem's stories 'Zacharovannyi portnoi', 'Motele - syn Kantora Peisa' and 'Nozhik'
Photography: Fridrikh Verigo-Darovskii, Nikolas Farkas
Production design: Iosif Shpinel´

	
Shimen-Elia Perchik, the tailor	        Ivan Kaveberg
Tsile-Beile-Reiza, his wife		A. Goricheva
Frida, their daughter		        Mariia Sinel´nikova
Pinia					A. Vabnik
Elia					D. Kantor
Motele				        Moshele Zil´berman
Mother of Elia and Motele		F. Zil´berman
Their father				Vladimir Lanskoi
Owner of goat			        M. Zaslavskii
His wife				Tsuker
Rabbi					B. Chernov
Baker					Aleksandr Sashin
Locksmith				Osip Merlatti
Dodia, owner of the eating-house        Matvei Liarov
Barber					Teodor Brainin
Police constable			A. Simonov
District police chief			A. Istomin
Policeman				A. Kharitonov
92 minutes
Silent with English intertitles, no added music track

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio
Languages English intertitles only
Features Chapter selection
Source The National Center for Jewish Film, Brandeis University

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