The story revolves around a Jewish family during World War 2 who takes in boarders. The first boarder is Heir Banbinger, a refugee who's waiting for his family to arrive from the old country. After a number of other borders, Mervyn, a struggling writer rents the Spare room. Mrs. Hirsh is taken with Mervyn and helps him stay even though Mr. Hirsh is demanding the rent. Mr Hirsh reads reads the book, changes his mind about Mervyn and becomes more lenient with the rent. Mr. Hersh then takes Mervyn under his wing, gives him some fatherly advice and his counsel.
Father- Henry Comor, Mother-Marian Waldman, the boy-Billie-Mae Richards, Mervyn-David Clement, Mr. Rosen-Paul Kligman, Mrs. Rosen-Nancy Dale, Molly-Toby Tarnow, Mr. Bambinger-Ben Lennick, Harvey- Jacqueline White, Arty-Joan Fowler, with Tommy
Produced by Esse W. Ljungh
Conductor Morris Surdin
14 March 1968
Sequential accounts of two separate roomers who come
to live with a family in Montreal, one a refugee, the other