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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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A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Wonderfully funny! See more (35 total) »

Cast

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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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Trivia:
According to Bill Cosby, he improvised the part when his children sing "Dad is great/Gave us the chocolate cake!"See more »
Quotes:
Bill Cosby:[when his wife sees that he has given the kids cake for breakfast] I've always heard about people having a conniption but I've never seen one. You don't want to see 'em. My wife's face... split. My wife's face split, and the skin and hair split and came off of her face so that there was nothing except the skull. And orange light came out of her hair and there was glitter all around...See more »
Soundtrack:
Just the Slew of UsSee more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Wonderfully funny!, 3 April 2006
Author: Morgan87 from United States

Absolutely hilarious, you won't be able to stop laughing. Bill Cosby is a comic genius! I grew up with this movie, and it's one that will live on in my family forever. Brilliant! Whether he is talking about dentists, parenthood, or his own childhood, Mr. Cosby draws us into his stories, and enthralls us with his tales of "brain-damaged people." His stories touch our hearts and remind us of the good times of our own childhood, adolescence, parenthood, and life in general. This is definitely a show that everyone should see, if not own for their own collections. I've shown it to countless people, and not a single one has not liked it. Usually we go around quoting it for a few days. There is so much goodness in Mr. Cosby's humor, and it's something I think that we need more of in the world today.

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