A Cantor on Trial

Barcode: 58956945 Call Number: International Jewry Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 10 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: 1 Language: English Description: This short gem features Louis Waldman playing three different parts- first an old-world Eastern European, then a German, each auditioning to be the synagogue cantor. Displeased with what they've heard and unable to agree, the synagogue committee is visited by Leibele's agent, who offers them a third alternative: a modern an AmaericanChazan, with "pep and jazz" who can do Kol Nidre with a "two-step" and Netaneh Tokef with a "black bottom." Subjects: International Jewry Collection: Martin Salinger Resource Collection