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DP/30 – Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg

Aviva Kempner, who was also the director of The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg and Partisans of Vilna, directs this doc about Gertrude Berg, the woman who was Lucy before Lucy, Miltie before Miltie, and for a moment went higher, farther, and faster than any other American… and is now all but forgotten.
The full video interview is after the jump…

3 Responses to “DP/30 – Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg”

  1. BurmaShave says:

    I lost my keys and wallet at one of the local more Arthouse theaters, and I called the next day to ask if they had a lost & found, and was subjected to an automated recording of their entire schedule before I could talk to a live person, and when the girl said this title, she literally went YooooooooooooHooooooooooooo, Mrs. Gooooooooldberg is playing at 11:15, 1:30…”. I got my shit back, but I am turned off on this movie for life.

  2. Cadavra says:

    Don’t be. It’s a terrific picture.

  3. christian says:

    Burma’s been reading too much Jeff Wells.

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