Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Distributor:Weston Woods Studios, Inc.

Simms Taback’s Caldecott Medal winning story based on a Yiddish folk song about a clever tailor named Joseph who always finds a way to make something out of nothing comes alive in this video. Animation highlights the bright colors and patterns of eastern European folk art in a charming story narrated by Rob Reiner. The music and English words of the original folk song are included.

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