This Day in Jewish History 1922: A Hollywood Premiere for Immigrant Writer Anzia Yezierska

Anzia Yezierska was an important first-generation Jewish immigrant writer. On this day in 1922, the big screen adaptation of her collection of stories 'Hungry Hearts' got its Los Angeles debut.

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On December 3, 1922, the film “Hungry Hearts” had its premiere in Los Angeles, a week after its opening in New York. The silent movie,...