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Tim And Tom: An American Comedy In Black And White
Tim And Tom: An American Comedy In Black And White, 9780226709000  
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Tim And Tom: An American Comedy In Black And White

Tim Reid, Tom Dreesen, Ron Rapoport
 
ISBN:   0226709000   Sale Price:    INR 2,276.00
ISBN-13:   9780226709000   Pages:    237
Publisher:   University Of Chicago Press   Weight:    1.2 Pounds
Binding:   Hardcover   Language:    English
Dimension:   8.5 x 5.6 x 1.1 Inches      
Pub. Year:   2008      
Category:   Performing Arts / Comedy
 
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As the heady promise of the 1960s sagged under the weight of widespread violence, rioting, and racial unrest, two young men--one black and one white--took to stages across the nation to help Americans confront their racial divide: by laughing at it.

Tim and Tom tells the story of that pioneering duo, the first interracial comedy team in the history of show business--and the last. Tim Reid and Tom Dreesen polished their act in the nightclubs of Chicago, then took

Eventually, the grind of the road took its toll, as bitter arguments led to an acrimonious breakup. But the underlying bond of friendship Reid and Dreesen had forged with each groundbreaking joke has endured for decades, while their solo careers delivered the success that had eluded them as a team. By turns revealing, shocking, and riotously funny, Tim and Tom unearths a largely forgotten chapter in the history of comedy.
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ISBN: 0226709000
ISBN-13: 9780226709000
Title: Tim And Tom: An American Comedy In Black And White
Author: Tim Reid, Tom Dreesen, Ron Rapoport
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