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1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Canadian filmmaker Gail Singer examines the world of stand-up comedy from the perspective of some of the most successful female performers of the 1990s. Interspersing on-stage footage of modern-day comics with classic clips of pioneering funny women such as Lucille Ball and Phyllis Diller, Singer -- via interviews with performers including Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar and Paula Poundstone -- investigates the stresses and hardships often endured by female stand-ups.

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Director: Gail Singer

Genres: Documentary

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Release Date: January 1st, 1991|1 hr. 30 min.

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