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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 Spinal Tap of Polkas
11 October 1999 | by rusdeeSee all my reviews

If you like John Candy and Eugene Levy, and you think polka music ain't too bad, you'll enjoy "The Last Polka." The film is well written and Candy and Levy turn in great performances. How good is this project? I lost my wife's VHS copy and I've spent a lot of time searching to find a replacement -- so far, no luck.


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