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YIVO Chicago Presents: Uncle Moses

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Petty Auditorium

A despotic Jewish factory boss takes pleasure in seeing the "tables turned" by employing the former leaders and highly respected men of his shtetl as sweatshop tailors. Uncle Moses (the great Maurice Schwartz) is a harsh man who uses his wealth and power to fight against unionization of his shop by a young idealistic Jew.
Released 1932 87 minutes. B&W, Yiddish with new English subtitles. Based on the novel by Sholem Asch.

Presented in partnership with YIVO Chicago.

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