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God, Man and Devil

Photo taken from Yiddishmovie.com
Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1949
Description: 

Directed by Joseph Seiden

This Yiddish film brings the classic tale of Faust to the Shtetl. It is about a pious man who makes a deal with the devil and the downward spiral that he is led down. Music plays a major part in the film, most notably the fiddle playing motive that appears at various points.

 

More information can be found at the National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University website.

God Man and Devil. Painting by theater actor and director Israel Beker. Picture taken from www.zchor.org. ©All rights reserved to the family of Israel Beker of Blessed Memory

 

Excerpt from the film:

 

God, Man and Devil (Salsman Clip) from Jewish Daily Forward on Vimeo.

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