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The Great Jester (Theater New York 1903)
Poster ID: CL40686
Category: Theatrical/Magic
Year: 1900s
Actor / Director: Jacob Adler
Country: American
Size 41 x 27 inches
Condition: Excellent
Price: $1000

"In our modern Jewish History in the modern Jewish Culture there was only one 'Great Eagle.' He was the great Yiddish actor, a legend, Jacob Adler. (Adler in German: Eagle). Adler is also famous as the father of a unique dynasty, the 'aristocratic' family of the Yiddish Theater. He had only two wives and many love affairs. He had nine talented children. Adler died in 1926 but his wife, the great actress, Sara Adler, died in 1953. Among the couples famous children were: Stella Adler, Luther Adler, Ciela Adler, to mention a few. They were successful in the American theater as well in Hollywood."