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(I Want to Be a Boarder)
Directed by George Roland
Produced by Joseph Seiden
15 minutes (a short), B & W


Leo Fuchs, as "Chaim"

A small classic of Yiddish absurdism (made from outtakes from the Joseph Seiden feature I Want to Be a Mother) showcases Leo Fuchs' comic virtuosity. Fuchs and Yetta Zwerling play a husband and wife who seek to reignite their marriage by pretending to be landlady and tenant in a flurry of comic role-reversals.

-- The National Center for Jewish Film

Yetta Zwerling, as "Chaim's Wife"


Here is a clip from the short.




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