"Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg" Film Screening
2:00pm Sun, Jun 15, 2014
Venue: Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002
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From filmmaker Aviva Kempner comes this funny and insightful story of radio and television pioneer Gertrude Berg, the creator, principal writer, and star of "The Goldbergs." A popular radio show for 17 years, "The Goldbergs" became television's very first character-driven domestic sitcom in 1949. Berg wrote 12,000 scripts for The Goldbergs (CBS's number one show) combining comedy and social commentary--with Jewish characters, particularly matriarch Molly Goldberg, at the center. USA | 2009 | 92 min | English | Director: Aviva Kempner For more information and to purchase tickets visit http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/events/14/06/film-yoo-hoo-mrs-goldberg or call 413-256-4900.