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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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Actress Rose Marie of 'Dick Van Dyke Show' fame dies at 94

Toledo Blade - 29 Dec 2017
Drawing on his experiences on Sid Caesar's shows, Carl Reiner created the series, wrote and directed many episodes and made occasional appearances as the surly star, Alan Brady. After an uncertain beginning in 1961, “The Dick Van Dyke Show” caught on ...
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Why Do Jewish People Eat Chinese Food On Christmas?

NPR - 25 Dec 2017
Sid Caesar joked about it on the Caesar comedy hour mocking or making a parody out of Jews eating in Chinese restaurants and not knowing how to order or communicate with the waiters. It's very funny that Philip Roth in "Portnoy's Complaint" talks about ...
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Rob Schneider: In showbiz ... All you get to keep is the stories

Cincinnati.com - 02 Jan 2018
“In showbiz,” begins Rob Schneider, the comedian, “Saturday Night Live” alumnus, movie actor and star of the Netflix sitcom “Real Rob.” “In showbiz, the money comes and goes. Women come and go. Houses come and go. Fame comes and goes. All you get to ...
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Madcap "Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World' at Colonial

Allentown Morning Call - 28 Dec 2017
As the film was gearing up, Kovacs was killed in a car accident and replaced by Sid Caesar. Adams was reportedly in such dire financial straits that she had little choice but to remain in the movie. If Adams was disturbed about having to honor her ...
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New Frontier

KNPR - 26 Dec 2017
When Hughes bought the Frontier, it had just gone through a renovation led by Burton Cohen. He had just come out from Florida, where he had been in the resort industry, and went on to several other major Strip properties, including the Desert Inn ...
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What It Takes - Carol Burnett

Voice of America - 29 Dec 2017
It aired for 11 years, starting in 1967, well before the era of Saturday Night Live, well after the era of Sid Caesar. It was modern American television sketch comedy with the lingering flavor of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley. And it was hosted by a ...
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At 70, comic Richard Lewis wants another comeback

Chicago Tribune - 12 Jan 2018
“And I've mentioned it perhaps before, but the happiest times with my family, when we were all together, when I was a very young kid, was watching Phil Silvers and Jackie Gleason, among others, Sid Caesar, of course, whomever, God knows who I'm leaving ...
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Blunderwoman star Bella Emberg dies at age 80

Іnsіdеr Cаr Nеws - 13 Jan 2018
Emberg's most memorable film role came in Mel Brooks' 1981 cult classic History of the World: Part I, alongside starry names such as Spike Milligan, Sid Caesar, John Hurt, Jackie Mason and Orson Welles. In an interview with the Daily Mirror a year ago ...
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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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Sid Caesar Biography.com

Biography - 15 Feb 2014
Sid Caesar was born in 1922 in Yonkers, New York. The son of immigrants, Caesar worked as a musician during the Great Depression. At the start of World War II, he joined the U.S. Coast Guard and was stationed in Brooklyn, playing military revues. In ...
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Sid Caesar's Finest Sketch

New Yorker - 16 Feb 2014
The gaunt old man wearing pajamas in his bed bore little resemblance to the young and swarthy man on the screen. When Sid Caesar watched himself on “Your Show of Shows” with me that afternoon, he gazed across a span of fifty-five years. By then, he ...
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Carl Reiner (TV Legend)

Hollywood Reporter - 01 Apr 2017
Reiner, who was born in the Bronx, grew up amidst the Great Depression and served in World War II before entering show business, en route to 12 Emmys and one Grammy. He first made his name two-thirds of a century ago, during the earliest days of ...
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Adiós a Rose Marie, la graciosa compinche de Dick Van Dyke

Diario El Día - 30 Dec 2017
Tras sus experiencias en programas de Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner creó la serie, escribió y dirigió episodios además de tener participaciones ocasionales como el malhumorado Alan Brady. Tras un comienzo incierto en 1961, “The Dick Van Dyke Show” logró ...
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Ken Shapiro, Whose 'Groove Tube' Satirized TV, Dies at 75

New York Times - 29 Nov 2017
Ken Shapiro, a former child television actor whose hit 1974 film, “The Groove Tube,” anticipated “Saturday Night Live” by a year with sketches that wickedly satirized TV, died on Nov. 18 at his home in Las Cruces, N.M. He was 75. His daughter, Rosy ...
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Sid Caesar: 5 classic TV moments

CBS News - 13 Feb 2014
Sid Caesar: 5 classic TV moments. In this April 1965 photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau archives, Sid Caesar performs at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. Caesar, whose sketches lit up 1950s television with zany humor, died Wednesday, Feb. 12 ...

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