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Ten from Your Show of Shows (1973)

Ten comedy sketches compiled from the 1950s TV series, "Your Show of Shows."

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A compilation of ten sketches from the comedy/variety series starring Sid Caesar telecast live on the NBC television network from 1950 to 1954. Highlights include "The Bavarian Clock," a spoof of "From Here to Eternity" and a takeoff on "This Is Your Life." Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

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ALL HAIL CAESAR!... and COCA and REINER and MORRIS!

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You had to be there in the early fifties.
23 November 2001 | by (Tucson, AZ.) – See all my reviews

Your Show of Shows does not deserve to be rated on the 10 Star system of rating. It was, is and always will be in a class by itself. It was pure, unadulterated, funny comedy. It is a toss-up as to who deserves the most credit; the actors or the writers. No dirty jokes or language, No T. & A. to titillate the audience. Hail to Caesar and his gang. Sid Caesar was not an actor trying to be a comedian nor was he a comedian trying to be an actor. He was simply a naturally gifted funny man as was all of his cohorts.


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