Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Gertrude Berg rose to prominence in the 1930s as the star of "The Goldbergs," a pioneering radio program and, later, a TV sitcom, which she also created, wrote and produced. Director Aviva Kempner tells the story of this important, overlooked figure in entertainment history, explaining her background -- she arrived in the U.S. as an inexperienced Jewish immigrant -- and interviewing notable figures such as writer/producer Norman Lear and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: International Film Circuit [us]

Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg (2009)

Release Date: July 10th, 2009|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • In Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg, Kempner gives us a balance of artist and alter ego, introducing us to a woman we'd like to know even better. show more

  • Kempner has done everything right by organizing her bountiful material into a fascinating portrait of a worthy personality and her era and touching upon related issues like the impact of the blacklist and the alchemy of celebrity. show more

  • Kempner once again educates and entertains with unexpected tidbits and just plain good old-fashioned filmmaking. show more

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  • May 13, 2012 sunryse18
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    WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • December 29, 2009 asarnel
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    This movies is a piect of history. The pictures of FDR and how it was during the 40., 50s, and 60s was so instiriing You will get your money's worth with this movie--trust me:)

  • October 13, 2009 lnefouse
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    I was a kid (now 62) but my Grandmother ....well, her and her friends all thought they knew Molly Goldberg..as they said...she's one of us!!!

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