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History of the joke [videorecording] / produced by Triage, Inc. for The History Channel ; produced by Marc Etkind ; director, Dave Greene.

Publication:
[New York, NY] : A&E Television Networks : [Distributed by New Video], c2008.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Subjects:
Joking.
Wit and humor -- History and criticism.
Comedians.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD ; NTSC.
Summary:
Lewis Black's hilarious journey uncovers where jokes come from, what inspires comedians to make a career out of comedy, the nature of laughter, improv, the dirty joke and the role of truth (and pain) in comedy. Starring 50 funny men and women.
Participant:
Lewis Black, Dave Attell, George Carlin, Kathy Griffin, Robert Klein, George Lopez, Patton Oswalt, Penn & Teller, Robin Williams.
Credits:
Directors of photography, Jeff Bollman, Van Carlson, Michael Clevenger, Ben Zimbric ; editor, Pete Ritchie ; original music, Mark Rivers, Wendell Yuponce.
Contributor:
Etkind, Marc. , Producer
Greene, Dave. , Director
Black, Lewis, 1948- , Narrator
Attell, Dave. , Associated name
Carlin, George. , Associated name
Griffin, Kathy, 1960- , Associated name
Klein, Robert, 1942- , Associated name
Lopez, George, 1961- , Associated name
Oswalt, Patton, 1969- , Associated name
Penn & Teller. , Associated name
Williams, Robin, 1952 July 21- , Associated name
Bollman, Jeff. , Cinematographer
Carlson, Van. , Cinematographer
Clevenger, Michael. , Cinematographer
Zimbric, Ben. , Cinematographer
Ritchie, Pete. , Editor
Rivers, Mark. , Composer
Yuponce, Wendell J. , Composer
Triage, Inc. , Producer
History Channel (Television network) , Producer
Arts and Entertainment Network. , Producer
New Video Group. , Distributor
OCLC:
244206300
Publisher Number:
733961117202
AAAE117200 A&E Television Networks