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When Comedy Went to School
Directed by:
Ron Frank and Mevlut Akkaya

Released in the USA on July 31 of 2013, "When Comedy Went to School" is a Documentary film directed by Ron Frank and Mevlut Akkaya . Mickey Freeman is starring, alongside Dick Gregory, Larry King, Robert Klein, Jerry Lewis and Jackie Mason.

Who is the director of "When Comedy Went to School":

When Comedy Went to School was directed by Ron Frank and Mevlut Akkaya.

Mevlut Akkaya is a producer, and actor.

What was the release date of "When Comedy Went to School":

When Comedy Went to School was first released in the United States on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 (New York). Also released on this day was The Smurfs 2. This was five (5) years ago.

What is the cast of "When Comedy Went to School":

At the casting of When Comedy Went to School we find Mickey Freeman, previously seen in Shamus (1973); Dick Gregory (The Hot Chick (2002), Panther (1995)); Larry King [ more... ]

What is the Storyline of "When Comedy Went to School":

Why are there so many Jewish comedians? When Comedy Went to School answers this question with an entertaining portrait of this country’s greatest generation of comics – the generation that includes the likes of Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Mort Sahl, and Jerry Stiller, all of whom make appearances in the film, telling jokes and telling their stories. The answer is also found in upstate New York’s Catskill Mountains, aka the Borscht Belt, where Jewish immigrants transformed lush farmland into the 20th century’s largest resort complex. Those Catskill hotels and bungalow colonies provided the setting for a remarkable group of young comedians to hone their craft and become worldwide legends. It was truly When Comedy Went to School.

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