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The Light Ahead (1939)

94 min | Drama

In a small town in Russia in the 1880s, two young but poor lovers are helped by a wise old bookseller.
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Updated Sep 22, 1939

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Sep 22, 1939 (United States)

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David Opatoshu
Fishke (the lame) Fishke (the lame)   See fewer
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Helen Beverley
Hodel (the blind) (as Helen Beverly) Hodel (the blind) (as Helen Beverly)   See fewer
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Isidore Cashier
Mendele Moicher Sforim Mendele Moicher Sforim   See fewer
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Rosetta Bialis
Drabke [alt. Dropke] Drabke [alt. Dropke]   See fewer
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Wolf Mercur
Getzel [alt. Getsl] (the thief) Getzel [alt. Getsl] (the thief)   See fewer
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Jenny Cashier
Dobe (the hunchback [alt. Dube]) Dobe (the hunchback [alt. Dube])   See fewer
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Judel Dubinsky
Isaak (the stutterer) Isaak (the stutterer)   See fewer
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Morris Shorr
Hershel Hershel   See fewer
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Leon Shachter
Frechman Frechman   See fewer
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Israel Mandel
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Ben Adler
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Helena Benda
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Nuchim Brind
Chaim Shuster Chaim Shuster   See fewer
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Celia Budkin
Chaye [alt. Hiah] Chaye [alt. Hiah]   See fewer
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Misha Ferson
Reb Aaron Reb Aaron   See fewer
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Zisze Kac
Badchen (as Zishe Katz) Badchen (as Zishe Katz)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 66 votes