His People

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His People
Directed byEdward Sloman
Produced byCarl Laemmle
Written byIsadore Bernstein (story)
Charles E. Whittaker (scenario)
Alfred A. Cohn(scenario)
StarringRudolph Schildkraut
CinematographyMax Dupont
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • November 1, 1925 (1925-11-01)
Running time
9 reels; 8,983 feet
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent film
English intertitles

His People (aka; Proud Heart) is a 1925 silent film about a young, Jewish boxer growing up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan directed by Edward Sloman. According to film historian Lester Friedman, “Sloman’s compelling vision of the painful depths and joyous heights of immigrant life endow the film with an exuberant vitality that captivates modern filmgoers and enlightens film historians.”[1]

The film is preserved at the Library of Congress.[2]

Score[edit]

In 2004, Paul Shapiro wrote a score for the film.[3]

In 2007 Peter Rothbart, a professor of Music at Ithaca College wrote a score for the film.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FLEFF Screening of Silent Film on Immigrant Life Will Feature World Premiere of Original Score, [1]
  2. ^ His People at silentera.com
  3. ^ Films/His People
  4. ^ FLEFF Screening of Silent Film on Immigrant Life Will Feature World Premiere of Original Score, [2]

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