Singing in the Dark

The incomparable Moishe Oysher plays Leo, a German concentration camp survivor suffering from traumatic amnesia. He works as a hotel clerk next to a nightclub where he is befriended by comedian Joey Napoleon (played by borscht-belter Joey Adams). Gradually his memory is restored with the help of Napoleon, some gangsters, a psychiatrist and the love of a good woman. One of the first American-made feature films to dramatize the Holocaust, this fascinating film was Oysher’s only English-language film, and was shot by Oscar-winning cinematographer Boris Kaufman (On the Waterfront, 12 Angry Men).

Year:
1956
Length:
84 minutes
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Shown at

  1. 19th Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  2. 22nd Washington Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  3. 8th Annual JCC Rockland International Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  4. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  5. Cape Ann Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  6. Jewishfilm - 2011
  7. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2011

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