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The Golden Land


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A trilogy of films about the Jews of the United States presented by Desmond Wilcox.
To Us It Was Paradise
From penniless frightened immigrant to the mother of a millionaire, Sonia Mitchelson has had a remarkable life. But not all immigrants achieved her kind of success-and for all of them America was, and still may be, a threat to their Jewish identity. From New York to Los Angeles, Jews like Tony Curtis, whose father was an impoverished Hungarian tailor, and the 93-year-old Hollywood rabbi who remembers marrying Norma Shearer to Irving Thalberg, tell what being an American Jew means to them.
FEATURE: page 4


Presented By: Desmond Wilcox.
Unknown: Sonia Mitchelson
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Norma Shearer
Unknown: Irving Thalberg
Producer: Colin Shindler
Director: David Green

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