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The Sitcoms of Norman Lear

by Sean Campbell

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Television,
  • United States - General,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Television - History & Criticism,
  • Reference,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • History and criticism,
  • Lear, Norman,
  • Television comedies,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139623M
    ISBN 100786427639
    ISBN 109780786427635

    The TV comedy of Norman Lear and my personal experience working for Norman at three different periods of my life. This was a Comm class, not a creative writing class (though several aspiring writers were present and asked spot-on questions), built around a terrific syllabus by Professor Richard West. Archie Bunker, George Jefferson, Maude-the television sitcom world of the s was peopled by the creations of Norman Lear. Beginning in with the premier of All in the Family, Lear s work gave sitcoms a new face and a new style. No longer were families perfect and lives in order.

    Norman Lear is a World War II veteran, actor, writer, producer, director, and creator of such legendary sitcoms that defined and revolutionized American television. Norman Milton Lear was born in New Haven, Connecticut, to Enie/Jeanette (Sokolovsky) and Hyman "Herman" Lear, a traveling salesman. His grandparents were all Russian Jewish immigrants.   Rediscover the TV shows of Norman Lear, including 'All in the Family,' 'The Jeffersons,' and 'Maude,' plus 'Live in Front of a Studio Audience' : Ed Gross.

      Norman Lear wants to show you his scrapbook, and—after 92 years—it’s a pretty thick one. Although he established himself as a comedy writer at the dawn of television in , writing for Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Lear didn’t really become a public figure until the s.   How Norman Lear’s Historic Black Sitcoms Changed American Television - pm by Naima Cochrane TWITTER A look at the .


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