Jews in Film – NIGHT AND DAY — The Jewish Connection to the Movie Musicals of the 1940s (Series 1 of 3)

Monday, January 23, 2023    
2:00 pm EST - 3:30 pm EST

[This Program is scheduled on Eastern Time Zone]

Monday, January 23rd

2:00 PM ET

Jews in Film, a Women’s League education program: NIGHT AND DAY— The Jewish Connection to the Movie Musicals of the 1940s

Lois Silverman, WLCJ Communications Co-Chair
In the 1940s the creation of Hollywood musicals was led by Jewish composers, directors, and writers. The creators included legends of musical theater including: Irving Berlin, Sigmund Romberg, Jerome Kern, the Gershwin Brothers, Rodgers and Hart, and Rodgers and Hammerstein.
Explore the Jewish contribution to the movie musicals of the 1940s, a decade of vast changes in American society and movie musicals.
Through discussions and movie clips, each stand-alone class will investigate changes to American movie musicals during the decade:
Session 1 will explore the pre-World War II—1940-1941, Monday, January 23 @ 2PM ET
Session 2 will explore the WW II years—1942-1945, Monday, February 13 @ 2PM ET
Session 3 will explore the post-war years—1946-1949, Monday, March 20 @ 2 PM ET
FREE registration is a benefit of your Women’s League membership. 

Zoom link will be sent upon registering.


Lois Silverman
WLCJ Communications Chair