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28TH TORONTO JEWISH FILM FESTIVALFESTIVAL MAY 27 - JUNE 7, 2020

The Girl in the Show: A Video Scrapbook, 1974-83

Archival

Screening Information

May 11 - 3:00PM
Innis Town Hall

Film Details

Country Canada
Year 1974
Running Time 60 MIN
Language English
Cast Marla Lukofsky,Monica Parker,Gilda Radner
Themes Oy Canada - Made in Canada,
Women - Front and Center

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Description

A collection of rare TV shows, sketches and stand-up, showcasing female comedians in Canada, circa 1974-83. The line-up includes an episode of the sadly-forgotten kids show Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins (1974), an anarchic collection of sketches featuring Gilda Radner as well as Rosemary Radcliffe, Fiona Reid, John Candy and John Stocker; clips of stand-ups Marla Lukofsky and future Seinfeld writer, Marjorie Gross; sketches from the Global TV series, Mixed Doubles (1976) featuring Micki Moore and Monica Parker; and more. (Mixed Doubles provided courtesy of Tel-Pro Productions Entertainment Inc, producers Norman Sedawie and Gayle Gibson Sedawie.)

Photo: Courtesy of CBC Still Photo Collection

Part of The Harvey Atkin Tribute to Canadian Media Series

Presentation Details

Guests Screening followed by a panel featuring Marla Lukofsky, Monica Parker, Gay Claitman, Rosemary Radcliffe, Micki Moore, moderated by Naomi Snieckus, Comedian and host of the Firecracker Department podcast.
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