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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
The greatest generation of Jewish-American comedians begin their careers at a boot camp in the Catskill Mountains.

Cast: Robert Klein

Directors: Mevlut Akkaya , Ron Frank

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: International Film Circuit [us]

When Comedy Went to School (2013)

Release Date: July 31st, 2013|1 hr. 17 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • As a grab bag of reminiscences by veteran funny people, bolstered with richly entertaining performance footage, it's boffo. show more

  • Think you know all about comedy? This thorough, funny and thoroughly funny chronicle of the Catskills Mountains resorts — that is, the Borscht belt — will still teach you a thing or two. show more

  • For the charming but skin-deep documentary When Comedy Went to School, filmmakers Mevlut Akkaya and Ron Frank gained enviable access to pioneer stars of Borscht Belt standup. show more

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  • February 17, 2014 everrite
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    A fun movie, the critics did\'t like it because there were planty of laughs without using four letter words. Unheard of today.

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