The Resource The Last First Comic: How Burlesque Died and Irv Benson Lived to Tell It!

The Last First Comic: How Burlesque Died and Irv Benson Lived to Tell It!

Label
The Last First Comic: How Burlesque Died and Irv Benson Lived to Tell It!
Title
The Last First Comic: How Burlesque Died and Irv Benson Lived to Tell It!
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At age 101, comic Irving Benson stands alone as the oldest living link to an uniquely American art form - Burlesque. For more than half a century, Irv was a zfirst comic." He was the contemporary of great funny-men like Abbott & Costello, Red Skelton, Phil Silvers, and Jackie Gleason.. And now, Irv’s the last one left.. Irving headlines a cast of fellow veteran Burlesque and Vaudeville performers. Together with a team of theatre historians, they uncover the roots of American comedy and take us inside the colorful world of the Burlesque show.. The Last First Comic also spotlights the final film appearance of legendary straight man Ed McMahon from the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson on NBC Television.. Filmed on location in NYC's Palace Theatre, The Last First Comic showcases hilarious footage of Irv's classic Burlesque routines with stars like Milton Berle and Johnny Carson. Explore a dynamic chapter in the history of our country and its popular entertainment. Celebrate a life well lived - both onstage and off.
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by This'n That Films in 2010
Language note
In English
Runtime
91
Technique
live action
Label
The Last First Comic: How Burlesque Died and Irv Benson Lived to Tell It!
Link
http://cuyahogalibrary.kanopystreaming.com/node/206449
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1kanocm01206448
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (92 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1206448
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The Last First Comic: How Burlesque Died and Irv Benson Lived to Tell It!
Link
http://cuyahogalibrary.kanopystreaming.com/node/206449
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1kanocm01206448
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (92 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1206448
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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