When Comedy Went To School

Co-directors Ron Frank and Mevlut Akkaya's When Comedy Went to School sets out to provide one of the first documentary histories of the legendary Borscht Belt in upstate New York -- a haven for standup comedians for more than three decades, from roughly the early ’40s through the late ’60s. This is a wonderful and long-overdue subject for a nonfiction...read more

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Director (2 Credits)
Writer (1 Credit)
Lawrence Richards
Producer (3 Credits)
Lawrence Richards
Exec. Producer (1 Credit)
Robert Kosch
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Scott Beardslee
Editor (2 Credits)
Leif Stoehr
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Paul D. Lehrman
Casting (1 Credit)
Pat McCorkle
Sound (4 Credits)
Arnold Finkelstein
Charles Rohr
Elizabeth Ellis

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