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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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 (https://archive.org/details/crucible00mill_1) and digitized by the University of Alberta Libraries. Both the pdf and epub versions ...
  • Miller, Arthur (Youtube, 2017-02-25)
    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 (http://www.pelister.org, 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 ...
  • Fox, Margalit (The New York Times, 2012-07-08)
    A New York Times obituary about Frances Alenikoff, a dancer, choreographer and artist. Alenilkoff became known for her multimedia performances, incorporating slides and chanting.During the course of her career, she founded ...
  • Mamet, David (YouTube, 2016-11-20)
    A live production of Glengarry Glen Ross, the play for which David Mamet won the Pulitzer Prize in 1984. This play was produced by Shelton Theater, filmed and edited by Last Wave Film. Click on the link to watch.
  • Krebs, Albin (New York Tiines, 1977-08-20)
    An obituary for the comedian, movie star and talk show host, Groucho Marx, one of the Marx Brothers. This article was digitized from the print archive of the New York Times. Click on the link to access.

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