The great stage and screen actor Walter Matthau stars in the television adaptation of Clifford Odets' acclaimed Broadway play AWAKE AND SING! Set in the Bronx, it is the dramatic story of a Jewish family, the Bergers, living in a tenement building during the Great Depression. Matthau plays a legless World War I veteran dealing with penury and emotional pain.
Description by Kultur Films:
Walter Matthau heads the cast in this portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement during the Depression years. Also starring Ruth Storey, Felicia Farr, Robert Lipton.
Jewish Heritage |
Made-For-Network TV |