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Next time dear God please choose someone else [videorecording] : the legend of Jewish humor / a film by Rex Bloomstein.

Other Title:
Legend of Jewish humor
Publication:
[United States : s.n. ; 19--].
Series:
Great performances
Format/Description:
Archive
1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w seq. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Comedy.
Jewish comedians -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
Documentary focusing on the effects of Jewish culture and humor on American society. Features clips of Fanny Brice in Broadway Nights, Eddie Cantor in Glorifying the American Girl, the Marx Brothers in Go West, Sid Caesar in Show of Shows, and the movie Catskill Honeymoon. Also includes interviews with prominent Jewish comedians.
Participant:
Milton Berle, Joan Rivers, Jerry Lewis, Moshe Walkdoks, Alan King, Jack Carter, Billy Crystal.
Notes:
Originally aired on television as part of the Great Performances series.
Local notes:
Freedman Archive Collection. Tape 6.
Contributor:
Bloomstein, Rex. , Director
Berle, Milton. , Interviewee
Rivers, Joan. , Interviewee
Crystal, Billy. , Interviewee
Carter, Jack, 1922?- , Interviewee
Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive.
OCLC:
84694841
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