[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements-- Helen Beverley, Yiddish film star, died at 94

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
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August 8, 2011

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Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 19:58:39 -0400
From: Lisa Rivo <lisarivo at brandeis.edu>
Subject: Helen Beverley, Yiddish film star, died at 94

Dear Friends,

It has been announced that actress Helen Beverley died on July 15 at age 
94. Ms. Beverley starred in the Yiddish film classics Green Fields, The 
Light Ahead and Overture to Glory. A fan and critic favorite, Ms. Beverley 
was embraced as one of the leading stars of Yiddish cinema.

Please see our attached press release. [To get that material, contact Lisa 
Rivo at her email address (Untershames)]  All of her Yiddish films have 
been restored by NCJF and are available on DVD.

Lisa Rivo
Associate Director
The National Center for Jewish Film
Brandeis University
Lown 102, MS 053
Waltham, MA 02454
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