The World of Jewish Humor
"The World of Jewish Humor," from the heyday of Yiddish theater through the emergence of stars in the borscht belt and on TV. Included: comments from Milton Berle, Billy Crystal, Jack Carter, Joan Rivers, Neil Simon, Alan King and David Steinberg. Also: clips of the Marx Brothers; scenes from "Your Show of Shows" and "Saturday Night Live."
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)