Rio-de-Zshaneyro [Rio De Janeiro] : Z. Turkov-Komitet fun Brazil un Meksike, 1971. Item #41760
1st Yiddish Edition. Original illustrated photographic paper wrappers. 8vo. 46 pages, 22 cm. In Yiddish. Holocaust stageplay. Title translates to “The Medem Sanitorium.” Translated into Yiddish by Mosheh Lokiec. Zygmunt Turkow (1896–1970) was a Polish actor, director, playwright and director of Jewish origin from Warsaw, who became famous for roles in the pre-war Jewish films and stage plays in Yiddish. His brother, Jonas Turkow, was also a noted actor and stage manager. Shortly after German invasion of Poland in 1939 he left Poland together with his second wife. In 1940 he settled in Brazil. In 1952 he moved to Israel (Wikipedia, 2019). SUBJECTS: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama. OCLC 122833421, OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide (NYPL, YIVO, UIllinois, NYBC, Toronto, McGill). Crease through enter of pamphlet. Otherwise very good condition. Scarce. (YID-33-55-'elx).