Number Our Days

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Number Our Days
Directed by Lynne Littman
Produced by Loring d'Usseau
Lynne Littman
Barbara Myerhoff
Written by Lynne Littman
Barbara Myerhoff
Starring Harry Asimow
Cinematography Neil Reichline
Edited by Lewis Teague
Release date
  • 1976 (1976)
Running time
28 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Number Our Days is a 1976 American short documentary film about a community of elderly Jews living in Venice, California. Directed by Lynne Littman, it won an Academy Award at the 49th Academy Awards, held in 1977, for Documentary Short Subject.[1] The Academy Film Archive preserved Number Our Days in 2007.[2]


  • Harry Asimow as Himself (archive footage)
  • Barbara Myerhoff as Herself
  • Lynne Littman as Herself (voice) (uncredited)
  • During the film a band is shown. The band leader is Eddie Gurnick who was a musician in Los Angeles.


  1. ^ "New York Times: Number Our Days". NY Times. Retrieved May 27, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive. 

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