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Seriously funny : the rebel comedians of the 1950s and 1960s / Gerald Nachman.

Nachman, Gerald. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 792.7 N122 (Text) 79361000036109 Adult Nonfiction - Sports & Recreation Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 792.702 NACHMAN (Text) 33946001479638 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0375410309
  • ISBN: 9780375410307
  • Physical Description: x, 659 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2003]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 629-631) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The 1950s. A voice in the wilderness: Mort Sahl ; Rendering unto Caesar: Sid Caesar ; Sing a song of strychnine: Tom Lehrer ; The start of something big: Steve Allen ; And now, a laugh from our sponsor: Stan Freberg ; Televisionary: Ernie Kovacs ; Mom from Mars: Phyllis Diller ; The wild child: Jonathan Winters ; Out of thin air: Jean Shepherd, Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding ; Call interrupt: Shelley Berman ; Double jeopardy: Mike Nichols and Elaine May. -- The 1960s. Charlie everybody: Bob Newhart ; The Elvis of stand-up: Lenny Bruce ; Color-coordinated: Godfrey Cambridge ; Sibling revelry: The Smothers brothers ; Bawdy and soul: Mel Brooks ; Curing the body politic: Dick Gregory ; Lasting impressions: David Frye, Vaughn Meader, Will Jordan ; Schnook's progress: Woody Allen ; Father Goose, Inc.: Bill Cosby ; Girl squawk: Joan Rivers.
Subject: Comedians > United States > Biography.
Stand-up comedy > United States > History > 20th century.

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