Mamele (Little Mother) (1938) - Rotten Tomatoes

Mamele (Little Mother) (1938)





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Molly Picon is Khavtshi, the youngest daughter of a widower, who is left the responsibility of tending house for a helpless and indifferent family of seven. As such she becomes the "mamele," their "little mother." Filled with that special brand of humor and song that made Molly Picon the undisputed queen of Yiddish musicals.


Critic Reviews for Mamele (Little Mother)

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This 1938 comedy has the tragic distinction of being the last Yiddish-language film produced in Poland before the Nazi invasion, but it's also a fantastic showcase for Molly Picon.

May 28, 2015 | Full Review…

A personal triumph for Molly Picon.

March 4, 2020 | Full Review…

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