Children must laugh = Mir ḳumen on

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  • One of the few surviving documentaries depicting pre-war Jewish life in Poland and life at the Jewish Labor Bund's Medem Sanatorium, a model residential children's institution. The Medem Sanatorium, which existed from 1926 through 1942, stood as a symbol of health and enlightenment.


  • English and Yiddish with English subtitles.
  • Originally released in 1935.
  • On container: Mir ḳumen on [romanized]
  • VHS format.
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