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The best of The Flip Wilson show [videorecording] / a Clerow production in association with Bob Henry Productions, Inc.

Wilson, Flip. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Schricker Main Library COM BES DISC 1 & 2 (Text) 30032001636569 DVD COMEDY Available -
Schricker Main Library COM BES DISC 3 (Text) 30032001636577 DVD COMEDY Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (375 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Rhino Entertainment Company, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note: Episodes originally broadcast on television between 1972 and 1974.
Special features: Interview with producer Bob Henry; episode introductions with Phyllis Diller and Tim Conway; 1972 animated television special, "Clerow Wilson and the miracle of P.S. 14"; 1974 animated television special, "Clerow Wilson's great escape"; photo gallery; biography of Flip Wilson, "Portrait of an artist."
Formatted Contents Note: disc 1. Episode no. 49: featuring George Carlin and Joe Namath (airdate, Feb. 24, 1972) ; Episode no. 65: featuring Albert Brooks, Bill Russell, Johnny Cash and June Carter (airdate, Dec. 14, 1972) -- disc 2. Episode no. 71: featuring Ray Charles, Phyllis Diller, and The Committee (airdate, Feb. 1, 1973) ; Episode no. 80: featuring Redd Foxx, Helen Reddy, Joan Rivers (airdate, Oct. 11, 1973) -- disc 3. Episode no. 84: featuring Richard Pryor and Tim Conway (airdate, Nov. 29, 1973) ; Episode no. 94: featuring Tony Randall, Lena Horne, and Bob & Ray (airdate, Mar. 7, 1974).
Participant or Performer Note: Flip Wilson ; with various guest artists.
Summary, etc.: "The Flip Wilson show was an instant smash when it premiered on NBC in September 1970, becoming the highest-rated variety program on television. In a bold departure from the standard fare of the time, The Flip Wilson show did without large production numbers, house band, regular cast, or elaborate sets. From a round stage in front of a studio audience, gifted comedian Flip Wilson entertained the country with nothing but his hilarious monologues, a stellar array of guest stars, and great sketch comedy."--Container.
System Details Note: DVD.
Subject: Television programs.

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