Jewish Journal

Melville Shavelson

  • How to Make a Yiddish Musical

    May 11, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Update: August 9, 2007: Oscar-nominated screenwriter Mel Shavelson died yesterday at 90.
    When I got the call from Montreal, fortunately I was sitting down. The woman said her name was Bryna Wasserman, and she wanted to produce a musical based on the film I had made about Harry...