Berkeley Community Theatre December 12, 1965 excerpt

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dc.creator Bruce, Lenny en_US 2016-10-07T16:14:08Z 2016-10-07T16:14:08Z 1965-12-12 en_US
dc.identifier.other LB_18 en_US
dc.description.abstract Presented here is a digital version of a recording of a portion of a Lenny Bruce performance at The Berkeley Community Theatre on December 12, 1965. The show is known as The Berkeley Concert. This file covers approximately the third quarter of the show. Bruce does a bit about how his generation of men is terrified of being considered a faggot. He relates his surprise, when at Phil Spector's jamboree rock concert, at seeing 10-year-old kids out without their parents. He does Flashers, then Midgets, wonders whether Pygmies are midgets, and imagines Gov. George Wallace's reaction to Pygmies. He talks about Bela Lugosi and his son. He mentions a practice from the time of Christ's crucifixion. He does How Negroes and Jews Became Entertainers and talks about his scenario for a movie about Christ and the Good Thief. He talks about the fallout from a joke about Cardinal Spellman, then does The Postman. He flips through a magazine with stories about celebrities and lady-kinda ads. He reads the ad for the Mark Eden Method Bust Developer. The concert continues on file LB_21. Some of this part of the performance can also be found on LB_54a. The entire concert can be found on file LB_61a. en_US
dc.description.abstract Full length copies of the recordings are available for use in the department. Please contact the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University for more information. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Funded in part by a grant from the GRAMMY Foundation® en_US
dc.format.extent 21:40 en_US
dc.format.mimetype mp3 en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Lenny Bruce Collection en_US
dc.rights Material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please contact the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bruce, Lenny en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Comedians -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Stand-up comedy -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Jewish comedians -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh American wit and humor en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Comedy -- Social aspects en_US
dc.title Berkeley Community Theatre December 12, 1965 excerpt en

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