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re: “Private Schwartz” OK, I’ll Bite….
Posted by: singleticket 12:27 pm EST 11/17/22
In reply to: re: “Private Schwartz” OK, I’ll Bite…. - emmemmkay 10:53 am EST 11/17/22

It does seem to be a military propaganda number but the context that the WWI audience saw it in is difficult to gage. It's possible that the Yiddish private seemed so laughable in terms of an American warrior that his transformation into general is both a joke and a point of ethnic pride.
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