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. Kharitonov92 minutes
|Languages||English intertitles only|
|Source||The National Center for Jewish Film, Brandeis University|