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  • Lumet, Sidney (Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 1957)
    One of Sidney Lumet's most critically-acclaimed films, 12 Angry Men is about twelve members of a jury who are deciding the guilt or innocence of a defendant. A guilty verdict would result in a death sentence. Eleven jurors ...
  • Kaufman, George S. (Paramount Pictures, 1930)
    The Marx Brothers famous comedic movie, Animal Crackers, downloaded from the Internet Archive. Click on the icon to watch the movie.
  • Ratcliffe, Michael (The Guardian, 2005-02-12)
    An obituary of Arthur Miller in The Guardian. Click on the link above to access.
  • Fear, David (Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), 2022-09-12)
    At the premiere of Steven Spiellberg's semi-autobiographical film, "The Fabelmans" (co-written with Tony Kushner) at the Toronto Film Festival, Spieilberg discusses his Jewishness and the experience of living in distinctly ...
  • Gonshor, Aron; Israel, Sara (Yiddish Book Center, 2011-12-15)
    Interview with Aron Gonshor, an actor in Dora Wasserman's Yiddish Theater group.. Gonshor recounts the history of this theater group. It is part of a longer interview with Gonshor conducted by Sara Israel at the Jewish ...
  • Bergan, Ronals (The Guardian, 2020-06-30)
    An obituary of Carl Reiner, who died at the age of 98. The article discusses Reiner's long career, beginning with his role as a writer and performer on the popular comedy series, "Your Show of Shows," starring Sid Ceasar ...
  • Dietz, Kathryn Pierce (National Endowment for the Humanities, 1999)
    It is unusual for us to include a grant proposal in this catalog and repository, but in this case we thought it appropriate. It includes a detailed discussion of the lives and accomplishments of the Fleischer brothers, a ...
  • Hellman, Lillian (YouTube, 2018-09-27)
    "The Children's Hour is a 1934 American play by Lillian Hellman. It is a drama set in an all-girls boarding school run by two women, Karen Wright and Martha Dobie. An angry student, Mary Tilford, runs away from the school ...
  • Editors of Encylopedia Britannica (Encyclopedia Britanica, 2018-07-12)
    Encyclopedia Britannica article with a biography and brief discussion of the films created by the Coen Brothers. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Scott, A.O. (New York Times, 2005-11-11)
    New York Times film reviewer, A.O. Scott reviews the film, "Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic." He sees her humor as an attempt to be a transgressive way of taking on taboo topics, and argues that her "mocking political ...
  • Doudna, Christine; Hellman, Lillian (Rolling Stone, 1977-02-24)
    An interview with the groundbreaking playwright, Lillian Hellman. Click on the link above to access.
  • Miller, Arthur (Viking, 1954)
    The complete text of Arthur Miller's play The Crucible. Retrieved from the Internet Archive ( and digitized by the University of Alberta Libraries. Both the pdf and epub versions ...
  • Miller, Arthur (Youtube, 2021-4-1)
    A 1996 film version of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder and Paul Scofield. Click on the link above to watch the movie.
  • O'Hehir, Andrew (Salon, 2011-12-03)
    An interview with the Jewish Canadian director David Cronenberg. Click on the link above to access.
  • The Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (Encylopedia Britannica, 2020-03-29)
    This article from the Encyclopedia Britannica discusses David Mamet and his wide-ranging career. Although he is best known as a prolific American playwright. Mamet is also a successful film screenwriter and director. He ...
  • Mamet, David (Village Voice, 2008-03-11)
    In this column in the Village Voice, David Mamet takes his play, "November," as a point of departure to discuss the major changes in his political outlook. Asserting that this play is indeed about politics, Mamet discusses ...
  • Miller, Arthur (, 2001-12-30)
    A pdf copy of Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller. Click on the icon below to read or download.
  • Miller, Arthur (YouTube, 2017-01-09)
    A 1985 CBS film version of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, starring Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, Stephan Lang and John Malkovitch (among others). Click on the link above to access the film.
  • Miller, Arthur (YouTube, 2015-01-14)
    A 1966 film version of Death of a Salesman starring Lee J Cobb and James Farentino (among others). The top link above is to the first act of the play and the one below it is to the second act.
  • Geltner, Gail (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-01)
    A brief biography of Dora Wasserman, who played a dominant role in reviving Yiddish theater in Montreal. She established a permanent home for the Yiddish Theater at the Saidye Bronfman Center for the Arts,in Montreal. The ...



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