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Sid Caesar, Comedian of Comedians From TV's Early Days, Dies at 91

New York Times - 12 Feb 2014
Sid Caesar, a comedic force of nature who became one of television's first stars in the early 1950s and influenced generations of comedians and comedy writers, died on Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 91. His death was announced by ...
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Photos: Today in History: Oct. 28

PostBulletin.com - 28 Oct 2018
Comedian Sid Caesar, left, approves a reahearsal schedule submitted by his producer, Leo Morgan, standing behind him, Oct. 28, 1954, in New York. In the background are Carl Reiner, left, and Howard Morris, his fellow comics. At far right is Caesar's ...
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A Salute for Lieutenant Graboyes

InsideSources - 07 Nov 2018
The misunderstanding arose from Dad's habit of entertaining friends by pretending to speak a variety of languages—as comedian Sid Caesar did in his routines. Some credulous passerby apparently overhead Dad's fake foreign language discourses and sent ...
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Basta La Vista, Baby

National Review - 16 Nov 2018
There are other times, when I like to imagine it's less like a mashup of the writers' rooms at the Sid Caesar Show, Desperate Housewives, and WWE, and more like we're living in the world of the Gamesters of Triskilion, in which disembodied heads gamble ...
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Nanette Fabray, Comedic Foil to Sid Caesar on TV, Dies at 97

Bloomberg - 23 Feb 2018
“I think every funny thing you see on television today was taken from the Caesar shows,” Fabray said in a 2004 interview with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation. “Most of the sitcoms are based on the way Sid put them together.” ...
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Sid Caesar: The Works (DVD Review)

The Digital Bits - 23 Aug 2018
To say that Sid Caesar was both an innovative and charismatic comedian is a great understatement. For over thirty years, he entertained and filled his audiences with non-stop laughter. His embodiment of work relied heavily on facial expressions and ...
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Sid Caesar: The Works

DVD Talk - 06 Aug 2018
The name Sid Caesar didn't carry a lot of weight for my generation, growing up in the 1970s. Caesar turned up frequently as a guest star on lesser variety shows like Tony Orlando and Dawn and the infamous Pink Lady (and Jeff), doing what at the time ...
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Almanac: Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows"

CBS News - 25 Feb 2018
A pioneering all-live comedy extravaganza, "Your Show of Shows" starred 27-year-old Sid Caesar, aided and abetted by Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, and Howard Morris. For ninety minutes a week, thirty-nine weeks a year, Caesar churned out his uniquely ...
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DVD Review: Sid Caesar: The Works

Inside Pulse - 10 Sep 2018
Sid Caesar's legacy for way too many people has been reduced down to Coach Calhoun in Grease and Grease 2. But there was more to this comic actor than wearing a red ballcap and blowing a whistle at John Travolta. He was one of the legendary ...
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Obituaries 10-31-2018

Revere Journal - 02 Nov 2018
She worked and performed with celebrities, such as, Perry Como, The Fontaine Sisters, Ronald Reagan, Jerry Lester, Sid Caesar and local talent: Donald Addrisi, J.J. Solari, Jeanne Hynes, Nella Velona, Angelo Ricardi, Betsy Stevens, Cindy Lord, Mickey ...
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Sid Caesar

IMDb - 05 Jun 2016
Comedian, saxophonist, composer, actor and musician, he performed within the orchestras of Charlie Spivak, Shep Fields and Claude Thornhill as saxophonist. Later, as super-hip jazz musician "Cool Cees" in television skits, he played tenor saxophone ...
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Sid Caesar: The Works Elevates TV Comic In August

Inside Pulse - 09 May 2018
Over the last few years Shout! Factory has come out with boxsets that have elevated the profiles of early TV comics Ernie Kovacs and Mel Brooks. Now Sid Caesar is having the essential elements of his TV career brought together in Sid Caesar: The Works.
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Sid Caesar, Comedian of Comedians From TV's Early Days, Dies at 91

New York Times - 13 Feb 2014
Sid Caesar, a comedic force of nature who became one of television's first stars in the early 1950s and influenced generations of comedians and comedy writers, died on Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 91. His death was announced by ...
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The Greatest TV Writers Rooms Ever

Vulture - 22 Jun 2018
It's a common misconception that Allen and M*A*S*H creator Larry Gelbart were also on staff at Your Show of Shows, but Gelbart only joined the group for Caesar's Hour, while Allen came onboard later to write on Sid Caesar's TV specials that followed ...
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Neil Simon — A Writing Legend

fox5sandiego.com - 26 Aug 2018
In his early 20s, he landed a gig writing for Sid Caesar's “Your Show of Shows” and after five years, he was also working on “The Phil Silvers Show”. In 1961, he wrote his first play, Come Blow Your Horn. It was a lot more successful than most people's ...
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Nanette Fabray, Star of TV and Stage Comedies, Dies at 97

New York Times - 23 Feb 2018
In 1956 she won two Emmy Awards, as best comedienne (as the category was then known) and best actress in a supporting role, for her work on “Caesar's Hour,” the follow-up to “Your Show of Shows,” in which Sid Caesar had starred with Imogene Coca.

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