1. Here’s an eclectic poster that made the rounds in March of 1932, courtesy of NYPL’s Dorot Jewish Division. Sometimes our records are extremely detailed, and in this case, you get a full translation of the bilingual text:
"A major function in honor and benefit of the prominent artists Isidoro and Clara Zuckerman will take place on Sunday, March 27, 1932.
After a whole year’s absence from Argentina, the famous comic comedian and dramatic actress Isidoro and Clara Zuckerman will again perform. 
They will appear in one of the most beautiful operettas which had enormous success all over the world, “First Love”, an operetta in 4 acts with singing and dancing
The part of the fool Moyshe Khayim Fanpatsh played by Isidoro Zuckerman. 
The finest actors will take part. 
Extra! News flash! Huge surprise! 
After the performance the renowned Jewish magician Man Goldenberg, “Mond Dor”, with his wonderful tricks which have been a sensation in all Spanish theaters, will also perform, and also other stars of the Spanish stage. 
In a word, you have not enjoyed an evening this much in a long time, therefore no-one should miss this one.”

    Here’s an eclectic poster that made the rounds in March of 1932, courtesy of NYPL’s Dorot Jewish Division. Sometimes our records are extremely detailed, and in this case, you get a full translation of the bilingual text:

    "A major function in honor and benefit of the prominent artists Isidoro and Clara Zuckerman will take place on Sunday, March 27, 1932.

    After a whole year’s absence from Argentina, the famous comic comedian and dramatic actress Isidoro and Clara Zuckerman will again perform.

    They will appear in one of the most beautiful operettas which had enormous success all over the world, “First Love”, an operetta in 4 acts with singing and dancing

    The part of the fool Moyshe Khayim Fanpatsh played by Isidoro Zuckerman.

    The finest actors will take part.

    Extra! News flash! Huge surprise!

    After the performance the renowned Jewish magician Man Goldenberg, “Mond Dor”, with his wonderful tricks which have been a sensation in all Spanish theaters, will also perform, and also other stars of the Spanish stage.

    In a word, you have not enjoyed an evening this much in a long time, therefore no-one should miss this one.”


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    wow! different languages form a hint of typography.. (to me!) I wish I could read all those words!!!
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    Promoting a comic and his wife, the actress, in 1932 Argentina
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