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Freedman, David, -- 1898-1936 -- Film adaptations (1)
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1Title:  The Doctor takes a wife   
 Creator:  Young, Loretta, 1913- | Milland, Ray. | RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm) | Columbia Pictures Corporation | Columbia Pictures Industries 
 Publication:  RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, Burbank, Calif, 1988. 
 Notes:  VHS format. "60921" Videocassette release of a 1940 motion picture, renewed in 1968 by Columbia Pictures Industries. June Cameron is an independent career woman and writer who hates marriage, detests dominating males, and is delighted about her latest bestseller, "Spinsters aren't spinach." Dr. Timothy Sterling, a medical college instructor, is an intelligent man who would just as soon discuss physiological jargon as talk about love. When they first meet, it's dislike at first sight. Use by appointment only. Please call (212) 822-7313 48 hours in advance to schedule equipment. 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Comedy films

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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2Title:  Tammy and the doctor   
 Creator:  Dee, Sandra. | Fonda, Peter, 1940- | Ross Hunter Productions | MCA Universal Home Video (Firm) 
 Publication:  MCA Universal Home Video, Universal City, CA, c1993. 
 Notes:  VHS format. Videocassette release of the 1963 motion picture by MCA Universal Home Video and Ross Hunter Productions, Inc. Tammy travels to Los Angeles to become a nurse and turns the handsome young intern inside out with her unique bedside manner. Use by appointment only. Please call (212) 822-7313 48 hours in advance to schedule equipment. 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Comedy films

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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3Title:  County hospital   
 Creator:  Hardy, Oliver, 1892-1957 | Laurel, Stan, 1895-1965 | Roach, Hal, 1892- | Cabin Fever Entertainment 
 Publication:  Cabin Fever Entertainment, S.l.], c1992. 
 Notes:  Colorized version. Mayhem starts when Stan visits his pal Ollie, who is prone in a hospital bed. Ollie's finally feeling better, so what could possibly go wrong? You name it! Use by appointment only. Please call (212) 822-7313 48 hours in advance to schedule equipment. 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (VHS) (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Comedy films

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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4Title:  The Hospital   
 Creator:  Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981 | Scott, George C., 1927-1999 | Rigg, Diana. | Hiller, Arthur. | Gottfried, Howard. | Simcha Productions, Inc 
 Publication:  MGM/UA Home Video, Culver City, CA, [1991], c1971. 
 Notes:  "M202361." Videocassette release of the 1971 motion picture. Rated PG. In a large metropolitan hospital the patients die of neglect, the interns chase the nurses, the head of the hospital contemplates suicide and there's someone killing off the staff. A blisteringly funny satire. 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Comedy films

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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5Title:  Yiddish comedy shorts   
 Creator:  Fuchs, Leo. | Zwerling, Yetta, 1894-1982 | Waldman, Leibele. | Picon, Molly. | Cutler, Yosel, 1896-1935 | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  s.n, S.l, 200-]. 
 Extent:  1 videodisc (77 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. 
 Subjects:  Short films | Comedy films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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6Title:  Laughing out loud : writing the comedy-centered screenplay / Andrew Horton.   
 Creator:  Horton, Andrew, 1944-  | American Council of Learned Societies. 
 Publication:  Berkeley : University of California Press, [2000], ©2000.  
 Extent:  xii, 218 pages ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  Motion picture authorship | Comedy films

 
Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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7Title:  On second avenue   
 Creator:  Wasserman, Bryna. | Rosenfeld, Moishe. | Mlotek, Zalmen. | Burstyn, Mike, 1945- | Borts, Joanne. | Fishman, Lisa, 1966- | Kunin, Elan. | Folksbiene Klezmer Band (Musical group) | Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre | CUNY-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.) | Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre | National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, New York, NY, c2006. 
 Notes:  "Videotaped at the JCC in Manhattan."--Opening credits. "The musical-comedy celebration of Yiddish theatre's great heyday."--Container. 
 Extent:  1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
 Subjects:  Theater, Yiddish | Musical theater | Musical films | Comedy films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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8Title:  Jolly paupers   
 Creator:  Feannat, Leon. | Broderzon, Moshe, 1890-1956 | Zigane, S. | Shumacher, T. | Oppenheim, M. | Zwerling, Yetta, 1894-1982 | Fuchs, Leo. | Kon, Enoch. | Foreign Cinema Arts, Inc | Jewish Talking Picture Co | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  s.n, United States, 19--]. 
 Notes:  Originally produced as motion picture in Poland in 1937. Feature presentation followed by a short comedy. A musical comedy portraying the relentless efforts of two small town Jews trying to escape their misery and achieve fame and fortune. 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (62 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Motion pictures, Polish | Feature films | Comedy films | Short films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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9Title:  Pilke Fus: A football game   
 Creator:  Luski, Abraham. | Nadir, Moishe, 1885-1943 | Charlotte Yiddish Institute | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  Charlotte Yiddish Institute, Wildacres, NC, 2002. 
 Notes:  A monologue by Moshe Nadir: an Eastern European immigrant attends a football game between Colgate & Syracuse Universitites. 
 Extent:  1 videodisc (13 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
 Subjects:  Nadir, Moishe, -- 1885-1943 -- Film adaptations | Short films | Comedy films | Football films | Film adaptations | Monologues

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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10Title:  A geshefṭ: A business   
 Creator:  Kirsh, Yakov. | Kirsh, Mendy. | Kirsh, Michal. | Music Aderet | Kosher Entertainment Productions (Firm) | Just perfect design | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  Just perfect design, United States], c2005. 
 Notes:  Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman. A crooked and unethical businessman finds redemption and compassion in Chassidic teachings. 
 Extent:  1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
 Subjects:  Businessmen -- Drama | Judaism -- Study and teaching -- Drama | Motion pictures, Yiddish | Feature films | Comedy films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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11Title:  That is Yiddish entertainment   
 Creator:  Seiden, Joseph. | Daniels, Larry. | Skulnick, Menashe. | Rechtzeit, Seymour. | Fuchs, Leo. | Leivich Talking Picture, Co | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  s.n, United States, 19--]. 
 Notes:  Title from cassette label. Also includes the short documentary The Sabbath in Amsterdam, a film of a temple service in Haarlem, the Netherlands. Selections from unidentified Yiddish films produced in the United States between 1931 and 1950, mostly musical performances and comedy. 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Jewish theater | Worship programs -- Jewish -- Netherlands | Feature films | Comedy films | Documentary films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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12Title:  Di ketubah   
 Creator:  Kishon, Ephraim. | Atzmon, Shmuel. | Alperin, Yankele. | Treistman, Israel. | Kovenska, Ethel. | Triger-Hagoel, Shlomit. | YidiShpil, teʼaṭron ha-Yidish be-Yiśraʼel | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  s.n, S.l, 1993?] 
 Notes:  Videodisc release of a filmed performance of a play first produced in 1992. Cataloged chiefly from Yiddishspiel Theater English language website. Aspect ratio 4:3. "The comedy aims its satirical barbs at the institution of marriage which is about to collapse just as it is established, which is with the marriage contract, the ketubah, that is misplaced in one of the drawers."--Yiddishspiel Theater English language website. 
 Extent:  1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
 Subjects:  Antenuptial contracts (Jewish law) -- Drama | Marriage customs and rites, Jewish -- Drama | Theater, Yiddish -- Israel | Performances | Comedy films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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13Title:  Catskills on Broadway   
 Creator:  Miles, Doug. | Whitman, Gerald J. | Roman, Freddie. | Lawrence, Mal Z. | Capri, Dick. | Duart, Louise. | World Productions (Firm) | White Star Video | Harrah's Marina Hotel & Casino (Atlantic City, N.J.) | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  White Star, West Long Branch, NJ, [2003?] 
 Notes:  Originally produced in 1993. Special features: scene selections ; bonus performances. " ... Sit back, relax, and get ready to enjoy a great evening of good old-fashioned comedy that will bring you back to the golden years of the Catshills. Nothing in this world (or any other world) could make you feel better!"--Container. 
 Extent:  1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
 Subjects:  Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) | Catskill Mountains (N.Y.) | Stand-up comedy | Comedy films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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14Title:  Promotional material for "The matchmaker," the 1958 film of the Thornton Wilder play   
 Creator:  Paramount Pictures Corporation 
 Notes:  Title devised by cataloger. Thornton Wilder's play, "The matchmaker," which opened on Broadway in 1955 was a revised and re-titled version of his unsuccessful 1938 play, "The merchant of Yonkers." The collection consists of a poster and a pressbook. Titles in collection: Paramount showmanship manual [pressbook] -- You''ll laugh, you'll love ... The matchmaker [poster]. Poster shelved as: BrSides Elephant Folio 2013 6. 
 Extent:  2 pieces : color illustrations ; 39-103 x 32-69 cm 
 Subjects:  Wilder, Thornton, -- 1897-1975. -- Matchmaker | Wilder, Thornton, -- 1897-1975 -- Film adaptations | Matchmaker (Motion picture) | Comedy films

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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15Title:  Americaner Schadchen   
 Creator:  Ulmer, Edgar G. (Edgar George), 1904-1972 | Castle, Sherle. | Fuchs, Leo. | Abarbanel, Judith. | Dubinsky, Judel. | Seiden, Joseph. | Zwerling, Yetta, 1894-1982 | Jewish Talking Picture Co | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  s.n, S.l, 200-?]. 
 Notes:  Americaner schadchen (87 min.): film made in 1940; story, G. Heimo ; screenplay, S. Castle ; dialogue, B. Ressler ; director of photography, J. Burgi Contner ; music, Sam Morgenstern ; lyrics, William Mercur. The story of second generation Jewish immigrants in New York. I want to be a boarder (15 min.): film made in 1937. The story of a husband and wife who pretend to be landlady and tenant. Americaner schadchen: "East European shtetl mores enter into gentle negotiations with New York sophistication in the lives of Ulmer's second-generation AMerican Jewish immigrants." -- I want to be a boarder: "Two veterans of the Yiddish stage play a husband and wife who seek release from marital bickering and a rekindling of courtship's excitement by pretending to be landlady and tenant." 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (102 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Motion pictures, Yiddish | Musical films | Feature films | Short films | Comedy films | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama | Marriage -- Drama | Marriage brokerage -- Drama

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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16Title:  A Khasene in Shtetl: A wedding in Shtetl   
 Creator:  Burstyn, Mike, 1945- | Burstein, Lillian Lux. | Biboa, Nathan. | Segal, William. | Feldman, Betty. | Wohl, Herman. | MRC Films | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  MRC Films, New York, [199-]. 
 Notes:  "Taped at the Jerusalem Theatre in Israel before a live audience."--Container. "Yossele, a Rabbi's son, becomes a Yiddish actor and is therefore banished from his home on the eve of his wedding to his beloved bride Feygele."--Container. Songs featured in this musical include A Kahsene in Shtetl, Az Men Zukht Gefint Mien, Feygelekh Tsuey, Shabos Nukhn Kugl, Zingtshe Lidelekh, Yosele Un Feygele, Feygele Lube Mayn, and On Im. 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Fathers and sons -- Jewish -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Weddings -- Jewish -- Drama | Men actors -- Drama | Feature films | Comedy films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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17Title:  A pair from heaven: A por fun Goṭ   
 Creator:  Koenig, Lea. | Stolper, Zvi. | Sharoni, Meir | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  M. Sharoni, Sherman Oaks, CA, c1986. 
 Notes:  "Recorded live at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, California."--Credits. Comedy performance featuring Lea Koenig and Zvi Stolper. 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (61 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Theater, Yiddish | Jewish actors | Jewish way of life -- Comedy | Jews -- Social life and customs -- Comedy | Feature films | Comedy films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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18Title:  Borat: cultural learnings of America for make benefit glorious nation of Kazakhstan   
 Creator:  Baron Cohen, Sacha, 1971- | Roach, Jay. | Hines, Ant. | Baynham, Peter. | Mazer, Dan. | Phillips, Todd, 1970- | Charles, Larry, 1956- | Baron Cohen, Erran. | Davitian, Ken, 1953- | Luenell, 1959- | Anderson, Pamela, 1967- | Four by Two (Firm) | Everyman Pictures | Dune Entertainment | Major Studio Partners | One America Productions | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  s.n, S.l, 20--]. 
 Notes:  When Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary, he not only generates strong reactions regarding his extreme prejudices, he also tries to meet and marry Pamela Anderson. 
 Extent:  1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
 Subjects:  Journalists -- Kazakhstan -- Drama | Documentary films -- Drama | Prejudices -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- United States -- Drama | Feature films | Comedy films

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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19Title:  Neighbors: Shkhenim   
 Creator:  Trystan, Leon. | Gross, Helen. | Bodo, Eugene. | Best Films | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  s.n, S.l, 200-?] 
 Notes:  Originally produced in Poland as a motion picture in 1938. A young radio announcer living in Warsaw, who also is a swing and jazz musician, continually feuds with his landlord, a classical musician. A mixup of names and apartments leads to amusing complications as the young tenant falls in love with a young woman who, unbeknown to him, is the landlord's niece. 
 Extent:  1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. 
 Subjects:  Landlord and tenant -- Drama | Musicians -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Comedy films | Feature films | Motion pictures, Polish

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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20Title:  His wife's lover: Zayn vaybs lyuboṿnik   
 Creator:  Goldin, Sidney M. | Hirsch, Nathan. | Kleinerman, Morris. | Satz, Ludwig. | Casher, Isidore. | Levine, Lucy. | National Center for Jewish Film | Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive 
 Publication:  s.n, S.l, 200-?]. 
 Notes:  Originally produced as a motion picture in 1931. "When handsome actor Eddie Wien (played by Ludwig Satz) decides to marry, his backer Oscar (Isidore Casher) offers misogyny thinly disguised as advice. But surprises confront this devilish pair as their poor target (Lucy Levine as Golde Blumberg) struggles to separate her feelings from her scruples." 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (80 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Jews in motion pictures | Musical films | Jews -- United States -- Music | Semkoff, Sheyne Rokhl -- Film adaptations | Actors -- Drama | Motion pictures, Yiddish | Feature films | Comedy films | Film adaptations

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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