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An earthbound but not-bad screen adaptation (1971) of the long-running musical, set in a Russian shtetl circa 1905, about a tradition-minded milkman and his marriage-minded daughters. Norman Jewison’s literal-mindedness actually helps squeeze some of the goo from the material. With Topol, Molly Picon, Norma Crane, and Leonard Frey.