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Title Whoopi Goldberg presents Moms Mabley [dvd] : the original queen of comedy / HBO Documentary Films; directed by Whoopi Goldberg
Publisher [United States] : Warner, 2014
 Rodman Main Ad Non-Fiction DVD  792.23 W628    AVAILABLE
Descript 1 videodisc (ca. 72 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Tech Details DVD, widescreen (16:9); NTSC Region 1; Dolby Digital
Note Title from container
Credits Director, Whoopi Goldberg
Performer(S) Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Debbie Allen, Moms Mabley, Whoopi Goldberg, Quincy Jones, Arsenio Hall, Kathy Griffin
Language English language. Closed captions
Audience Rated TV-14
Summary Jackie 'Moms' Mabley was an African-American stand-up comic and showbiz pioneer who emerged from the Chitlin' Circuit of African-American Vaudeville to become a mainstream star on the stage and TV. Mabley pushed the boundaries of comedy by tackling topics such as gender, sex, and racism, making her one of the first taboo-pushing comedians on the comedy circuit. Once billed as 'The Funniest Woman in the World', she performed up until her death in 1975. Whoopi Goldberg directs and appears
Subject Mabley, Moms
African American wit and humor -- History and criticism
Women comedians -- United States -- Biography
Stand-up comedy -- Drama
American wit and humor
Genre Nonfiction films.
Comedy films.
Documentary films.
Subject DVD videodiscs
Alt Author Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-
Hall, Arsenio
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Cosby, Bill, 1937-
Allen, Debbie
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Griffin, Kathy, 1960-
Mabley, Moms, performer
HBO Documentary Films
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Add Title Moms Mabley
Original queen of comedy
ISBN/ISSN 883929394906
Music # 1000454404 Warner Bros

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