Robin Williams comic genius
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SummaryCollects all five Robin Williams HBO stand-up comedy specials, along with numerous exclusive special features.
Contentsdisc 1. HBO on location : Robin Williams
off the wall (October 27, 1978)
disc 2. An evening with Robin Williams (March 12, 1983)
disc 3. Robin Williams : an evening at the Met / with introduction by Lewis Black (October 11, 1986)
disc 4. Robin Williams : live on Broadway / with introduction by David Steinberg (July 14, 2002)
disc 5. Robin Williams : weapons of self destruction / with introduction by Lewis Black (December 6, 2009).
-- United States.
American wit and humor.
Stand-up comedy routines.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Fairfax, Virginia] :2018
|Edition||Full screen and widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Comic genius
Peisch, Jeffrey, producer.
Shine, Kelley, producer.
Black, Lewis, 1948- commentator.
Steinberg, David, 1942 August 9- commentator.
Home Box Office (Firm), production company, broadcaster.
Time-Life Video, publisher.
Not rated; contains strong language.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as five television specials, 1978-2009.
Run time includes special features.
Disc 1 special features: Robin Williams--the early years (featurette); The second annual HBO Young Comedians show (September 24, 1977); The great American laugh-off (October 22, 1977); Robin meets Mr. Sinatra (November 2, 1977); The Dick Cavett show (May 16 and 17, 1979); interview with David Steinberg, Robin's manager.
Disc 2 special features: San Francisco--where it all began (featurette); Director Howard Storm demo taping with Robin (1982); Comedy Celebration Day (San Francisco: 1982, 1985, 1990); I love liberty (March 21, 1982); Catch a rising star's 10th anniversary (September 30, 1982); The Comedy Store 11th anniversary (July 17, 1983); The Comedy Store 15th year class reunion (November 23, 1988); Robin remembers the Comedy Store (2001).
Disc 3 special features: HBO press interview; promo taping; "Beverly Hills blues" / with Bobby McFerrin (March 4, 1986); The Young Comedians all-star reunion (November 15, 1986); Superstars and their moms (May 3, 1987); interview with David Steinberg, Robin's manager; interview with Lewis Black.
Disc 4 special features: Interview with Robin and director Marty Callner; noises; explicit language; HBO promos; HBO promos rough cuts; Robin's promo riff; E! press room after Robin's LIVE 2002 Grammy win (February 23, 2003).
Disc 5 special features: A backstage pass; a view from the director's chair; local highlights; Mrs. Doubtfire toasts Richard Pryor (1993); People's Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a Comedy Motion Picture (March 8, 1994); People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedy Motion Picture (March 8, 1994) ; E! press room after Robin's People's Choice wins (March 8, 1994); Shakespeare : the animated tales--HBO promos (August 25, 1995).
DVD; full screen and widescreen presentations.
5 videodiscs (approximately 781 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.