Fiddler on the Roof
Release: November 03, 1971
Release: November 03, 1971

Hollywood proudly presents the film version of the Broadway stage musical, based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem. Tevye the Milkman is a Jewish peasant in pre-Revolutionary Russia, coping with the day-to-day problems of his life, his Jewish traditions, his wife, and his five daughters.

Grandma Tzeitel: "My little Tzeitel who you named for me, Motel's bride was meant to be!"
Tevye: "(to God) Sometimes I think, when it gets too quiet up there, You say to Yourself, "What kind of mischief can I play on My friend Tevye?" -Tevye"
Mordcha: "If the rich could hire others to die for them, we, the poor, would all make a nice living. -Mordcha"
Yente: "Ah, children, they are your blessing in your old age. My poor Aaron, God rest his soul, couldn't give me children. Between you and me, Golde, he hardly tried. -Yente"
Tevye: "(to God) As the Good Book says...(laughs) Why should I be telling you what the good book says? -Tevye"
Fyedka, Chava: "Good day, Chava." "Good day..." "Fyedka." "...Fyedka. -Fyedka, Chava"
Fyedka: "Let me tell you about myself:I'm a I'm a pleasant fellow, charming, honest, ambitious, quite bright, and very modest. -Fyedka"
Tevye: "On the other hand...No...there is no other hand! NO, CHAVA!! NO!! -Tevye"
Tevye: "Accept them? How can I accept them? Can I deny everything I believe in? On the other hand, can I deny my own daughter? -Tevye"
Motel, Tevye: "I think I can help." "Certainly. Like a bandage can help a corpse. -Motel, Tevye"
Tevye, Hodel: "He asks you to leave your father and mother and join him in that frozen wasteland and marry you there?" "No, Papa. He didn't ask me to go. I want to go. -Tevye, Hodel"
Hodel, Tevye: "Papa, God alone knows when we wil see each other again." "Then we will leave it in his hands. -Hodel, Tevye"
Villager, Tevye: "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth!" "Very good. That way, the whole world will be blind and toothless. -Villager, Tevye"
Villager: "An eye for an eye; A tooth for a tooth!"
Tevye: "Very good; That way: The whole world will be blind and toothless."
Tevye: "As the good book says 'Each shall seek his own kind'. In other words, a bird may love a fish, but where would they build a home together? -Tevye"
Tevye: "On the other hand, did Adam and Eve have a matchmaker?...Well, yes, they did. And it seems these two have the same Matchmaker. -Tevye"
Tevye: "I have some advice for you. Get off my land. This is still my home, my land. Get off my land. -Tevye"
Tevye, Lazar Wolf: "Where are you going?" "Chicago. In America." "Chicago, America? We are going to New York, America. We'll be neighbors. -Tevye, Lazar Wolf"
Golde, Tevye: "You'll be late." "Golde, I won't be late." "You'll be late." "I won't be late! I won't be late! If you ever stop talking, I won't be late! -Golde, Tevye"
Tevye: "You may ask, how did this tradition get started? I'll tell you...I don't know. -Tevye"
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