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The Last Polka (1985)

A mockumentary that depicts the final concert of Yosh and Stan Shmenge aka the Happy Wanderers.

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John Blanchard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Candy ... Yosh Shmenge / Pa Shmenge
Eugene Levy ... Stan Shmenge / Ma Shmenge
Rick Moranis ... Linsk Minyk
Catherine O'Hara ... Sylvie Lemon
Robin Duke ... Max Lemon
Mary Margaret O'Hara Mary Margaret O'Hara ... Gerta Lemon
John McAndrew John McAndrew ... Val Babbyit
Patricia Hamilton ... Mrs. Vicki Mahoney-Cohen
Marvin Goldhar Marvin Goldhar ... Phil King
Nick Nichols Nick Nichols ... Moe Koffler
Don Dickinson Don Dickinson ... Michael Colbert
Len Doncheff ... Milt Chissik
Ted Woloshyn Ted Woloshyn ... Ted Wellington
Gord Martineau Gord Martineau ... Gord Markle
Michael Budman Michael Budman
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A mockumentary that depicts the final concert of Yosh and Stan Shmenge aka the Happy Wanderers.

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Comedy | Music

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1985 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Kitchener, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Shmenge Productions See more »
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One of the Funniest Movies All-Time
17 February 2019 | by dogengenjoSee all my reviews

John Candy and Eugene Levy combined their epic genius of comedy wit, in writing and acting for a brilliant gem of a 10 star movie.

This movie has it been impossible to view and or find to buy and watch. Initially aired on HBO I have not seen this great classic since it aired in 1985.

The two Schmenge brothers, are shown from their humble roots, to household rockstar-like status, as polka accordion players.


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