The Promised Land in Bałuty

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Title

The Promised Land in Bałuty

Description

Ad from the Yiddish newspaper Najer Folksblat publicizing a 1930 screening of The Promised Land (Ziemia Obiecana) at the movie theater Raj in Bałuty. There is a particular poignance in this film version of Władysław Reymont's celebrated novel about adulterous love, greed, and devastating poverty in Łódź being shown at a movie theatre in one of the poorest parts of the city.

Publisher

Najer Folksblat no. 51

Date

1930

Language

Yiddish
Polish

Type

newspaper ad

Is Referenced By

Text

Kino-teater / Raj / 5 Baluter Mark 5 / Haynt un folgende teg! / Groyse premiere! / A gants naye bearbaytung! / „Dos tsugezogte land” (Ziemia obiecana) / Imponirende vizye fun menshlikhe laydenshaften loyt der berihmter ertsehlung fun Vl. Reymont. In di hoyptrolen: di kenigin fun poylishen ekran / Jadwiga Smosarska, Kazimierz Junosza-Stępowski / Fershtarksteer [sic] orkester. / Fershtarkter orkester.

Translation

Cinema-theater / Raj / 5 Rynek Bałucki 5[1] / Today and following days! / Grand premiere! / A whole new adaptation! / “The promised land” (Ziemia obiecana) / Impressive vision of human suffering according to the famous tale of Wł[adysław] Reymont. In the leading roles: the queen of the Polish screen / Jadwiga Smosarska, Kazimierz Junosza-Stępowski / Augmented orchestra. / Augmented orchestra.

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Citation

“The Promised Land in Bałuty,” Jewish Life in Interwar Łódź , accessed October 6, 2022, https://jewish-lodz.iu.edu/items/show/102.