When Jews Were Funny
- November 15, 2013 - Toronto
DVD: April 1, 2014
1h 30m | Documentary
Documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig asks the question: Why were so many of the comedians he watched on TV in the 1950s and 1960s Jewish?
This movie takes a look at the history of Jewish comedy, from the early days of Borsht belt to the present.
Canadian Connection: Director/writer Alan Zweig and comedian Howie Mandel were both born in Toronto.
|Studio:||Sudden Storm Entertainment|
|Producer(s):||Jeff Glickman, Jesse Ikeman|
|Cast:||Howie Mandel, Norm Crosby, Gilbert Gottfreid|