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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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Q & Andy: Mel Brooks

Interview - 05 Jun 2017
BROOKS: Sid Caesar. Woody Allen, Larry Gelbart, Neil Simon, and I wrote his weekly Caesar's Hour sketch comedy show. It was a pretty good writing staff. Normally, you hope and pray that the comic you are writing for will just make your stuff work, but ...
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Lasting legacies: 5 area celebrities we continue to miss

MyDaytonDailyNews - 17 Jun 2017
“People that were from Enon or Urbana. Not so much Springfield. But the minute you went to Bellefontaine …” Winters was a contemporary of well-known actors and comedians Milton Berle, Sid Caesar and Buster Keaton but also played a role on television's ...
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For Carl Reiner and His Fellow Nonagenarians, Death Can Wait

New York Times - 03 Jun 2017
Carl Reiner and Betty White in the documentary “If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast.” Credit HBO. The title of Carl Reiner's most recent book is “Too Busy to Die,” and this 95-year-old comedy legend can thank his vivid dreams for inspiring many of ...
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Bob Hope Writer Checks Out Chronicle

Wetzel Chronicle - 21 Jun 2017
For the foibles of life we had Bob Newhart, Rodney Dangerfield, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, and many, many others. For pure zaniness, there was Jerry Lewis, Phyllis Diller, Jonathan Winters, and Robin Williams. Domestic complaints? Joan Rivers. Senior ...
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Memories, memorabilia from 'Your Show of Shows'

New Jersey Jewish News - 30 May 2017
It starred and was written by giants of American comedy — such as Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Mel Tolkien. For three seasons, it dominated Saturday evening programming and in those pre-DVR days ...
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Robert “Bob” Clarence Hayes

Nantucket Island Inquirer - 15 Jun 2017
From 1950 to present day Bob played piano professionally on Cape Cod and in Florida. In the 1950s he performed several times at the Cape Playhouse with people such as Sid Caesar and Jane Fonda. He performed in almost every venue on Cape Cod from ...
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Why 'Julius Caesar' Speaks to Politics Today. With or Without Trump.

New York Times - 13 Jun 2017
William Sturdivant, left, as Brutus, with Sid Solomon, in a 2012 production of “Julius Caesar” by the Acting Company with the Guthrie Theater. Credit Heidi Bohnenkamp. Shakespeare's “Julius Caesar” has always been about more than killing Julius Caesar.
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LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE To Open 29th Season for ACT 1

Broadway World - 10 Jun 2017
Inspired by Simon's early career experience as a junior writer (along with his brother Danny) for Your Show of Shows, the play focuses on Sid Caesar-like Max Prince, the star of a weekly comedy-variety show circa 1953, and his staff, including Simon's ...
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On this day: June 2

KTVZ - 02 Jun 2017
2001: Imogene Coca (left), the comic actress best known for her role opposite Sid Caesar (right) on "Your Show of Shows," dies at age 92 in Westport, Connecticut. She was nominated for five Emmys for "Your Show of Shows," winning Best Actress in 1951.
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How Each Era of SNL Has Ridiculed American Presidents

Vulture - 02 Jun 2017
Save for the ill-fated Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in the late 1960s, small-screen variety had largely steered clear of commenting on politics. “Lorne was out to create a whole new DNA for comedy that was distinct from Sid Caesar and Milton Berle and ...
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Correction: Shakespearean Trump-Threats story

KSL.com - 22 Jun 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 21 about threats made over a production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bank of America had pulled its sponsorship of the Public Theater. The company withdrew its ...
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Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

KSL.com - 23 Jun 2017
Depp's remarks come weeks after The Public Theater in New York was criticized for its production of "Julius Caesar" that portrayed a Trump-like dictator in a business suit with a long tie who gets knifed to death onstage. The theater said it never ...
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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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Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right

KSL.com - 23 Jun 2017
"Jesus does not go after Caesar much — he dealt with people at their point of need," Daly said, touting the ministry's radio show, counseling and efforts promoting foster care and adoption. His arguments echo those of other religious leaders such as ...
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Comedy dream team

San Diego Reader - 01 Nov 2016
Answer: Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Which includes a Falstaff-sized portrait of Sid Caesar (renamed Max Prince), the scotch-swilling, pill-popping neurotic who allegedly returned to reality only on Saturday nights for the 90-minute show on NBC ...

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