The Borscht Belt

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2/3. Sunset over the Sour Cream Sierras: Tony Hawks concludes his look at the celebrated comedy circuit that made household names of the likes of Sid Caesar and Mel Brooks.

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2/3. Sunset over the Sour Cream Sierras: Tony Hawks concludes his look at the celebrated comedy circuit that made household names of the likes of Sid Caesar and Mel Brooks.

0101Take My Wife, Please!2001041720040229

Tony Hawks visits the Catskill Mountain hotels and resorts which became the summer home of NEW YORK's Jewish immigrant population in the 30s and 40s. His journey takes him to the venues where Danny Kaye and Mel Brooks first took to the stage. he also meets up with Mickey Freeman, star of `Bilko', and veteran borscht belt comedian Bobby Ramsen.

0101Take My Wife, Please!2001041720040229

Tony Hawks visits the Catskill Mountain hotels and resorts which became the summer home of NEW YORK's Jewish immigrant population in the 30s and 40s. His journey takes him to the venues where Danny Kaye and Mel Brooks first took to the stage. he also meets up with Mickey Freeman, star of `Bilko', and veteran borscht belt comedian Bobby Ramsen.

0102You Don't Have To Be Jewish2001042420040307

Tony Hawks visits the Catskill Mountain hotels and resorts which became the summer home of NEW YORK's Jewish immigrant population. He discovers the recipe for the perfect borscht-belt comedian, meeting up with veteran comics Freddie Roman and Mal Z Lawrence, and takes up the challenge of a spot at the Nevele Hotel's famous Stardust Room.

0102You Don't Have To Be Jewish2001042420040307

Tony Hawks visits the Catskill Mountain hotels and resorts which became the summer home of NEW YORK's Jewish immigrant population. He discovers the recipe for the perfect borscht-belt comedian, meeting up with veteran comics Freddie Roman and Mal Z Lawrence, and takes up the challenge of a spot at the Nevele Hotel's famous Stardust Room.

0103 LASTSunset Over The Sour Cream Sierras2001050120040314

Tony Hawks concludes his look at the celebrated comedy circuit in the Catskill Mountains which made household names of Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks and Joan Rivers. He talks to Jackie Mason and Robert Klein and revisits the Concord, once the world's biggest hotel, now a bankrupt empty shell.

0103 LASTSunset Over The Sour Cream Sierras2001050120040314

Tony Hawks concludes his look at the celebrated comedy circuit in the Catskill Mountains which made household names of Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks and Joan Rivers. He talks to Jackie Mason and Robert Klein and revisits the Concord, once the world's biggest hotel, now a bankrupt empty shell.