English intertitles WriterIsadore Bernstein, Alfred A. Cohn Release dateNovember 1, 1925 (1925-11-01) ScreenplayAlfred A. Cohn, Charles E. Whittaker CastRudolph Schildkraut (David Cominsky), Rosa Rosanova (Rose Cominsky), George J. Lewis (Sammy Cominsky), Arthur Lubin (Morris Cominsky), Blanche Mehaffey (Mamie Shannon), Kate Price (Kate Shannon) Similar moviesA Ship Comes In (1928), Hungry Hearts (1922), Esther Kahn (2000), The Lucky Star (1980), Symphony of Six Million (1932)
His People (aka; Proud Heart) is a 1925 silent film about a young, Jewish boxer growing up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan directed by Edward Sloman. According to film historian Lester Friedman, “Sloman’s compelling vision of the painful depths and joyous heights of immigrant life endow the film with an exuberant vitality that captivates modern filmgoers and enlightens film historians.”
The film is preserved at the Library of Congress.
In 2004, Paul Shapiro wrote a score for the film.
In 2007 Peter Rothbart, a professor of Music at Ithaca College wrote a score for the film.