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Tevye

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Maurice Schwartz, the theatrical impresario who did more than anyone else to introduce the works of Yiddish author/playwright Sholom Alecheim to the American public, both produced and starred in the Yiddish-language film Tevye (aka Tevya). Schwartz plays the title role, a philosophical milkman in the small Jewish-Ukrainian ghetto community of Anatevka (recreated in the Long Island community of Jericho). Tevye is "blessed" with five marriageable daughters, one of whom, Chave (Miriam Reselle), defies his...more

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