1. When Boris Thomashefsky died, 35,000 people lined the streets of New York City to say goodbye. On today’s Fresh Air, the story of Boris and his wife Bessie, two of the greatest stars of the Yiddish stage. 


(via An actor’s final exit. (Daily Mirror. July 12, 1939) - ID: psnypl_the_4766 - NYPL Digital Gallery) View in High-Res

    When Boris Thomashefsky died, 35,000 people lined the streets of New York City to say goodbye. On today’s Fresh Air, the story of Boris and his wife Bessie, two of the greatest stars of the Yiddish stage.

    (via An actor’s final exit. (Daily Mirror. July 12, 1939) - ID: psnypl_the_4766 - NYPL Digital Gallery)

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