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Tim & Tom : an American comedy in black and white

Author: Tim Reid; Tom Dreesen; Ron Rapoport
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reid, Tim, 1944-
Tim & Tom.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008015674
Named Person: Tim Reid; Tom Dreesen; Tom Dreesen; Tim Reid; Tom Dreesen; Tim Reid; Tom Dreesen; Tim Reid
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Reid; Tom Dreesen; Ron Rapoport
ISBN: 9780226709024 0226709027
OCLC Number: 646795960
Description: 1 online resource (254 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations
Other Titles: Tim and Tom
Responsibility: Tim Reid and Tom Dreesen, with Ron Rapoport.
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