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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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The first, and maybe the best, of the mockumentaries.
7 June 2003 | by bolobillSee all my reviews

Simply the best of all of the mockumentaries. Candy and Levy at their best. Makes one want to take up the gelkies (with a little Russian dancing on the side), have some cabbage rolls and coffee (mmm, mmm, good!), and try and forget the Plattsburgh incident. See it, if you can find it.


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