Hana Gasic's father Menahem Montiljo acting in the TV drama 'Simha'

Hana Gasic's father Menahem Montiljo acting in the TV drama 'Simha'
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  • Photo taken in:
    Sarajevo
    Country name at time of photo:
    SFR Yugoslavia, 1945-1991
    Country name today:
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

My father Menahem Montiljo and an actor from Zagreb, Pero Kvrzic. This picture was taken during the taping of the TV drama 'Simha' for Sarajevo Television. This particular scene is an adaptation of Isak Samokovljia's short story, "Samuel the Porter". My father worked as a tailor for the theater and was asked to play this small role because he looked the part and could sing the required Ladino song. There were other Ladino songs in the play which he sang along with other members of the Jewish community.

Interview details

Interviewee: Hana Gasic
Month of interview:
January
Year of interview:
2001
Sarajevo, Bosnia

KEY PERSON

Menahem Montiljo
Year of birth:
1910
City of birth:
Sarajevo
Year of death:
1981
City of death:
Sarajevo
Died:
after WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
Self-employed craftsman in non-elite crafts
after WW II:
Skilled self-employed

Other Person

Pero Kvrzic

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