Wisecracks

Wisecracks

Director: Gail Singer

Cast: Gail Singer, Phyllis Diller, Whoopi Goldberg, Sandra Shamas

     
 

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This concert and interview documentary features the racy wit of Canada and the U.S.'s most popular female comedians, including Jenny Jones, Whoopi Goldberg, Phyllis Diller, Ellen DeGeneres, and Paula Poundstone. In addition to screening their stand-up gigs and providing interviews with these funny ladies, the documentary provides some historical perspective about the… See more details below

Overview

This concert and interview documentary features the racy wit of Canada and the U.S.'s most popular female comedians, including Jenny Jones, Whoopi Goldberg, Phyllis Diller, Ellen DeGeneres, and Paula Poundstone. In addition to screening their stand-up gigs and providing interviews with these funny ladies, the documentary provides some historical perspective about the origins of present-day feminine humor using clips of performances by Eve Arden, Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/08/2009
UPC:
0096009675493
Original Release:
1991
Rating:
NR
Source:
Echo Bridge
Time:
1:34:00

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Phyllis Diller Actor
Whoopi Goldberg Actor
Sandra Shamas Actor
Jenny Lecoat Actor
Faking It Three Actor
Geri Jewell Actor
Ellen DeGeneres Actor
Paula Poundstone Actor
Alexander Sisters Actor
Gracie Allen Actor
Eve Arden Actor
JoAnne Astrow Actor
Lucille Ball Actor
Joy Behar Actor
Fanny Brice Actor
Carol Burnett Actor
George Burns Actor
Carol Channing Actor
Clichettes Actor
Constance Collier Actor
Cass Daley Actor
Dreenagh Darrell Actor
Joan Davis Actor
Marie Dressler Actor
Duncan Sisters Actor
Louise Fazenda Actor
Gracie Fields Actor
Molly Goldberg Actor
Dorothy Hart Actor
Betty Hutton Actor
Jenny Jones Actor
Maxine Lapiduss Actor
Emily Levine Actor
Beatrice Lillie Actor
Hattie McDaniel Actor
Martha Raye Actor
Ronald Reagan Actor
Carrie Snow Actor
Deborah Theaker Actor
Sophie Tucker Actor
Robin Tyler Actor
Kim Wayans Actor
Lotus Weinstock Actor
Mae West Actor
Mary Wilson Actor
Maria Callas Actor

Technical Credits
Gail Singer Director,Producer
Susan Cavan Executive Producer
Zoe Dirse Cinematographer
Rina Fraticelli Executive Producer
Robert M. Fresco Cinematographer
Signe Johannson Producer
Gordon McClellan Editor
Maribeth Solomon Score Composer
Ginny Stikeman Executive Producer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Wisecracks
1. Power and Control [8:24]
2. The Female Comic [11:45]
3. Process of Inclusion [8:48]
4. Aggressive Confidence [6:58]
5. Man's Domain [9:15]
6. Woman with a Mic [11:00]
7. Truth Is Funny [10:02]
8. Sexual Comedy [8:14]
9. Eternal Battle [10:15]
10. Make Them Laugh [8:38]

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