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Welcome to the Movies!

 

   
   
  The Cast:    
       
Larry Daniels ...  
Joseph Buloff ...  
Fyvush Finkel ...  
Mae Schoenfeld Mary Forest ...  
Leo Fuchs ...  
Mae Schoenfeld Menasha Gooden ...  
Michal Michalesko ...  
Seymour Rechtzeit ...  
Michael Rosenberg ...  
Esta Salzman ...  
Burton Sisters ...  
Menasha Skulnik ...  
Louis "Leibele" Waldman ...  
Max Wilner ...  
Mae Schoenfeld Sue Ann Winters ...  
Yetta Zwerling ...  

 

 

MONTICELLO, HERE WE COME!
Directed and produced by Joseph Seiden
Released in January 1950
74 minutes, B & W
 

At a Monticello, New York establishment, host Larry Daniels tells stories and introduces a number of performers, including the Burton Sisters singing "You're Lovely in My Eyes"; comedian Menashe Skulnick performing the song-skit "Oy Doctor"; Seymour Rechtzeit singing a love song with Esta Salzman; Cantor Leibele Waldman singing the Hebrew prayer "Kol Nidre" in a synagogue; comedian Max Wilner; female cantor Mary Forest; Joseph Buloff portraying a Russian shoemaker in a skit entitled "The Shoemaker's Romance"; comedian Fyvush Finkel performing the song-skit "I Want a Divorce;" Michel Rosenberg; song and dance team Leo Fuchs and Yetta Zwerling; and actor Michel Michalesko performing a song and a scene ...

The opening credits read, "'Monticello, Here We Come!' A Borscht Circuit Revue." Portions of the film consisted of shorts made in 1930 by Judea Film, a company owned by director Joseph Seiden. "Oy Doctor" was taken from a two-reel film of the same name, and "The Shoemaker's Romance," from the two-reel film Shuster Libe; both of these sequences were also included in the 1933 film Live and Laugh (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40; F3.2538) and in the 1941 film Mazel Tov Yidden (see entry above). According to modern sources, in 1950, Seiden also released Borsht Belt Follies, which either was this film under a different title, or another picture incorporating some of this film's material.

-- tcm.com

 

Here are two film clips from the movie.

 

 


 

 
 


 




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