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American Matchmaker (1938)





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This romantic film was originally released in 1940 and is filmed in Yiddish. Nat Silver has finally worked his way from sweat shop owner to manufacturing giant. But poor Nat cannot find a wife. He has eight fiances, but has found no suitable matches. The last, a gold digger, was the final straw. Nat decides that if he cannot find a wife then he will help others to find matches. He changes his name to "Nat Gold" and creates a matchmaking service. In the end, Nat gets to marry one of his "clients."


Leo Fuchs
as Nat Silver
Rosetta Bialis
as Mrs. Aarons
Celia Brodkin
as Mother Silver

Critic Reviews for American Matchmaker

All Critics (2)

It's filled with ethnic flavor, and goes down as easily as a glass of borscht.

November 4, 2007 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Enjoyable Yiddish musical, with Ulmer's inventive visual style.

August 22, 2006 | Full Review…

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