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Yiddish Classic Film: His Wife's Lover
A charming musical comedy featuring a memorable performance by the multi-talented Ludwig Satz. Directed by Sidney M. Goldin and billed as the "first Jewish musical comedy talking picture".
His Wife's Lover revels in its role reversals and love triangles. Satz' performance is described as an unforgettable tour de force.
Written by Sheyne Rokhl Simkoff the film explores at its core, issues of gender and proscribed roles for men and women.
80 minutes, Yiddish with English subtitles
Introduction by Rita Ratson