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Bill Cosby: Himself -- A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations.

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Bill Cosby (written by)
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Release Date:
20 May 1983 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Do not watch if you hate to laugh! See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bill Cosby ... Himself

Directed by
Bill Cosby  (as William H. Cosby Jr.)
 
Writing credits
Bill Cosby (written by) (as William H. Cosby Jr.)

Produced by
Bill Cosby .... executive producer (as William H. Cosby Jr.)
James B. Herring .... associate producer
Mary E. Waller .... associate producer
Joseph M. Wilcots .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Joseph M. Wilcots 
 
Film Editing by
Rachel Igel 
Daniel J. Johnson (co-editor)
Ken Johnson 
Steve Livingston 
 
Production Management
Mary E. Waller .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Shepherd .... assistant director
 
Art Department
James Langham .... assistant carpenter: Hamilton Place
Donald Munn .... carpenter: Hamilton Place
 
Sound Department
David Balan .... sound recording engineer
Tony Blaschuk .... assistant sound: Hamilton Place
Robert Glass .... sound re-recording mixer (as Bob Glass)
Neil Muncy .... sound recording mixer
Carroll Pratt .... sound re-recording mixer
Donald Stewart .... sound: Hamilton Place
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul F. Birkett .... camera operator (as Paul Birkett)
Nick Brooks .... camera operator
Janek Croyden .... second assistant camera
Tom Gaylor .... chief lighting technician: Hamilton Place
David Herrington .... first assistant camera
John Holosko .... first assistant camera
David Kelly .... first assistant camera (as Dave Kelly)
David A. Makin .... second assistant camera (as David Makin)
Joachim Martin .... first assistant camera (as Jock Martin)
Rick Mason .... camera operator
Trevor McAnuff .... assistant lighting technician: Hamilton Place
David O'Keefe .... camera operator
Raul 'Rocket' Randla .... second assistant camera
Jack Rowand .... still photographer
Ernest Spiteri .... first assistant camera
Matt Tundo .... collaborating director of photography: Canada
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carol Rajari .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Christopher K. Gee .... editorial staff (as Chris Gee)
Rachel Igel .... editorial staff
Dan Johnson .... editorial staff
Marge Sokolow .... negative cutter
 
Music Department
Bill Cosby .... composer: song "It Was a Good Idea at the Time"
Stu Gardner .... composer: song "It Was a Good Idea at the Time"
Grover Washington Jr. .... composer: song "Just the Slew of Us"
 
Other crew
Jim Boutilier .... follow spot operator
Tom Burrows .... general manager: Hamilton Place
Mattie Caruthers .... script supervisor
Jim Hanson .... follow spot operator
Brad Kinnan .... staging technician
Jay Klassen .... staging technician
Walter Korenowsky .... property: Hamilton Place
Dave Mann .... rehearsal stand-in
Jane Reid .... production coordinator: Hamilton Place
Doug Rogers .... staging technician
Judith Rubin .... production assistant
Bill Vanderpol .... staging technician
Mary E. Waller .... production accountant
 

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Also Known As:
"Bill Cosby, Himself" - USA (video box title)
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Runtime:
105 min
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Color (Medallion Film Lab)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Much of the material from this performance, including the "Come here" bit and the mother speaking to no one in particular, were used in the pilot episode of "The Cosby Show."See more »
Quotes:
Bill Cosby:Needless to say, we felt qualified to handle having children. And we planned to have children. We sat in the backseat of a car...
[audience laughs, he gives a suggestive grin]
Bill Cosby:... and DISCUSSED it! Children! Having children and bringing them up.
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Soundtrack:
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Do not watch if you hate to laugh!, 4 January 2000
Author: SpideyTerry from Ardmore, PA

This is classic Cosby. If you thought The Cosby Show was good, you'll love 'Himself.' Bill Cosby deals with the dentist, natural child birth, kids and their 'brain damage' and so much more. Bill Cosby is one of the funniest people in the world. His material is clean and for the family, that's why he's so good. He can be funny without swearing or... whatever. I watch this as often as possible and always get a pain in my side afterward from laughing so hard. Way to go Cos!

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