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  1. The Story of Joan Rivers: 24 Famous Friends From Dick Cavett to Donald Trump Construct Stunning Oral History for THR

    8:00 am 9/10/2014

    First she broke ground in 1965 as a 'Tonight Show' guest. "Women were the butt of the joke. They didn't do the joke," says George Schlatter. Later, she hosted her own show, mourned her husband's suicide and shook up the red carpet. From the touching (delivering meals to those with AIDS) to the outrageous (she yelled into the ear of a coma patient, "Wake up, you stupid bitch!"), Rivers' life is reconstructed in never-told detailRead more

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  2. Mel Brooks on Why 'Blazing Saddles' 'Could Be The Funniest Motion Picture Ever Made'

    10:23 pm 4/12/2014

    At the TCM Classic Film Festival, the writer-director regaled the audience with tales of how Warner Bros. executives almost buried the film.Read more

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  3. Lee Daniels in Talks to Direct Richard Pryor Biopic (Exclusive)

    6:48 am 1/10/2014

    Michael B. Jordan, Marlon Wayans and Eddie Murphy are among the actors being eyed for The Weinstein Company film.Read more

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  4. Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic: Tribeca Review

    3:27 pm 4/25/2013

    The comedian is celebrated by the likes of Dave Chappelle, Robin Williams and Lily Tomlin in Marina Zenovich's documentary.Read more

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  5. Shout! Factory to Issue Richard Pryor CD/DVD Box Set (Exclusive)

    5:21 pm 11/6/2011

    The classic TV merchants also have inked a deal for rights to all 116 original episodes of the 1960-64 hit show "Route 66."Read more

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