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Yoo-hoo, Mrs. Goldberg [videorecording] / the Ciesla Foundation presents an International Film Circuit, Inc. release ; written, produced, and directed by Aviva Kempner.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD 921 GOLDBERG (2 DISCS) (Text) 39206020486286 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1422986292
  • ISBN: 9781422986295
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 92 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Docurama Films : [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: audio commentary with the director; episodes of The Goldbergs; Gertrude Berg's guest appearances with Edward R. Murrow and on Ed Sullivan; additional scenes and interviews; bonus Gertrude Berg recipe; essay from the director and more.
Formatted Contents Note:
Gertrude's family -- Lewis Berg -- Radio debut -- Goldbergs on radio -- The first lady of radio -- Goldbergs' TV debut -- Apartment building humor -- Emmy best actress -- Philip Loeb -- Philip Loeb's suicide.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Animator, Carol Hilliard ; photo animation, Ralph Quattrucci ; director of photography, Tom Kaufman ... [et al.] ; editor, Judith E. Herbert ; composer, Fred Karns.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gertrude Berg, Lewis Berg, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sara Chase.
Summary, etc.:
"Before Oprah, and before Lucy, there was the beloved Gertrude Berg, the entertainment genius who wrote, starred in and produced the first successful domestic sitcom and charmed a beleaguered nation. Animated through a dazzling collage of vintage clips and interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and intimate conversations with friends, colleagues and family members, the box-office smash-hit Yoo-hoo, Mrs. Goldberg traces Berg's rise to stardom from her childhood in New York to her early radio days in The rise of the Goldbergs (1929-46) to her enormously influential sitcom, The Goldbergs (1949-56), which brought Berg the first Best Actress Emmy in history."--Container.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital stereo.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Berg, Gertrude, 1899-1966.
Rise of the Goldbergs (Radio program)
Goldbergs (Television program)
Digital recordings.
Radio producers and directors > United States > Biography.
Television producers and directors > United States > Biography.
Television actors and actresses > United States > Biography.
Jewish actors > United States > Biography.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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