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The Big Ads
How the Yiddish Theatre Publicized their Productions
 

 

"A Mother's Sacrifice"
at the Second Avenue Theatre

The opening performance was on Tuesday, September 11, 1923.
This full-page advertisement appeared in the Forward on September 25, 1923.

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JENNIE VALLIER in "A Mother's Sacrifice (A Mame's Opfer)"

presented by Joseph Edelstein at Kessler's Second Avenue Theatre on Second Avenue and Second Street. Telephone: Drydock 1643.

Written by Isidore Solotorefsky, music by Joseph Rumshinsky and lyrics by Boris Rosenthal.

Now playing at Kessler's Second Avenue Theatre. Scenes, types and characters from the great success.

Row 1: THE SON IN LAW EXPELS THE MOTHER FROM THE HOUSE. (A dramatic scene in the 3rd act of "A Mother's Sacrifice" at the Second Avenue Theatre.)
Row 2: A MOTHER'S HAPPINESS ARE HER CHILDREN. (A scene in the first act.)
Row 3: THE PRODIGAL SON RETURNS FROM PRISON. (Jennie Valier and Herman [Hy] Jacobson in the second act of "A Mother's Sacrifice.")
Row 4, center: The touching scene in the 3rd act of "A Mother's Sacrifice," when the song, "Children Take Care of Your mother and Father While They Are Alive," is being sung by Jennie Vallier and Boris Rosenthal.
Row 4, right: ."THE MOTHER DELIVERS HER SON TO THE POLICE -- Jennie Vallier and Herman Jacobson in the 2nd act of "A Mother's Sacrifice."
Row 5, left: THE MOTHER WISHES THE NEWLYWEDS GOOD LUCK AND HAPPINESS -- Boris Auerbach, Jennie Vallier and Rose Greenfield in the 3rd act of "A Mother's Sacrifice."
Row 5. right: HONORING A MOTHER WHEN SHE IS WEALTHY -- A scene in the last act of "A Mother's Sacrifice" at Kessler's Second Avenue Theatre.

 

 

 

 

List courtesy of YIVO (Yiddish Institute for Jewish Research).

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