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September 25, 2019

Episode 434: The Shop on Main Street (1965)

Guest Co-Host: Jonathan Owen

We conclude Czechtember 2019 with a look at Ján Kadár and Elmar Klos’s The Shop on High Street. Also known as The Shop on High Street, the film was released in 1965 and written by , based on his own story and book. The film tells the tale of Tono (Jozef Kroner), a carpenter who has been refused from working on his little town’s major building project. Instead, he’s assigned to be the Aryan face of a Jewish shop run currently by Mrs. Lautman (Ida Kamińska), a nearly deaf and partially blind widow.

Jonathan Owen joins Mike to discuss this heart-wrenching story.

Listen/Download Now:

Buy The Shop on High Street on Blu-Ray (All Region)
Buy The Shop on Main Street by Ladislav Grosman

"The Shop on Main Street" - Libor Pešek Prague Symphony Orchestra


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