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Blackface - Wikipedia

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Blackface is a form of theatrical makeup used predominantly by non-black performers to .... By 1852, the skits that had been part of blackface performance for decades ... Blackface makeup was largel...

Seriously Funny: The Rebel Comedians of the 1950s and 1960s by ...

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Michael said: This is a (too) long book on 21 comedians the author has decided are ... Problem: It's the wrong book, It's the wrong edition, Other. Details (if other): ... The comedians of the 1950s and 1960s were a totally different breed of ..... Some of the comics have very uninteresting lives, and the author could have give...

IMDb: Classic Stars: The New Class (1950s and 60s Stars) - a list by ...

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Dec 7, 2011 ... Actor, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly ... Anna and her twin sister, Marisa Pavan, both had their eyes on ... His parents divorced shortly after his birth, and he never really knew his ... He retired from acting in the 1960s, and turned to directing. ..... IMDbPro · Box Office Mojo · Withoutabox · Con...

The Top 20 Jewish Comedians of All-Time | Mental Floss

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Aug 24, 2009 ... I once asked Jon Lovitz, one of many comedians left off the list, why the comedy ... At the very bottom of this post, I've inserted a poll, so you can be the .... Bette Midler on childhood: "I grew up an ugly, fat little Jewish girl with problems. ..... He had longish hair, wasn't bad looking at all, but us...

Amos 'N' Andy was the rare representation of black culture on 1950s ...

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Aug 7, 2013 ... Has enough time passed to allow the pioneering sitcom to be ... Much of the controversy surrounding Amos 'N' Andy actually stems ... combined with the show's lineage, and the bad reputation based on that ... The show's real problem was that, as the only representation of ..... Their delicious, nutritious ...

Black Comedians - Biography.com

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Explore Biography's collection of famous black comedians, including Richard ... These legendary comedians have also set a very high bar—not only for African ...

12 Famous Fearless Females of Funny - Biography.com

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Apr 24, 2015 ... Before the success of I Love Lucy, Ball had been known as the "Queen of ... " Procrastination isn't the problem; it's the solution. ... Wiig has a very specific style of comedy, playing characters with quirks, but ... When she hit the comedy scene in the 1960s, Rivers knew that being a nice Jewish girl ...

Disability History Exhibit: Panel Content

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DISABILITY HAS ALWAYS BEEN, AND WILL LIKELY ALWAYS BE, A PART OF THE ... Living conditions for persons with disabilities were brutal during this period. ... and disregard for persons with disabilities often meant death or a very low .... to our institutions of the 1950s and 1960s, where a larger number of persons ...

Roy Orbison - Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer - Biography.com

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May 18, 2016 ... Betty White is a comedic actress who has been in show business, from TV to film, since the 1950s, ... Comedian,; Animal Rights Activist,; Television Actress; (1922– ) ... Singer-songwriter Roy Orbison wrote romantic 1960s pop ballads ... bad eyesight as a child, Orbison had sallow skin and thick corrective ...

How 'sunray therapy' with ultra violet lamps has put a generation at ...

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May 21, 2014 ... Alison Lawlor has experience of skin cancer as a result of sunray therapy ... 'I was keen to find out if any other “sunray” patients had suffered skin problems, and whether ... 'I'm no sun-worshipper — I actually can't bear to be out of the shade ..... a new project and moving 'Comedians in Cars'...