Auction 69 Part 2
Dec 3, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 201:

"Tsungenlungen", a Play by Moishe Broderzon – Published by Yung-Yidish, Lodz, 1921 – Illustration by Broderzon

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Tsungenlungen, by Moishe Broderzon. Lodz: Yung-Yidish, 1921. Yiddish. Illustration by the author.
A short puppet play by Moishe Broderzon. The front cover and the title page feature an identical illustration by Broderzon.
Moishe Broderzon (1890-1956), poet, playwright and the founder of several artistic groups in Poland: the Yung-Yidish avant-garde group, the "Ararat" theater in Lodz and the first Yiddish puppet theater – "Khad-gadye". After the occupation of Poland by the Germans, he fled to the USSR and in 1950 was arrested on suspicion of anti-communist activity and sentenced to imprisonment in Siberia. He was released in 1955, returned to Lodz and in 1956 died of a heart attack.
31, [1] pp, 16.5 cm. Good condition. Stains and minor blemishes.