Billy Crystal 700 Sundays

Billy Crystal 700 Sundays

DVD - 2014
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Spanning several decades beginning in the 1950s, Crystal reminisces about what it was like growing up in a loving Jewish family in Long Beach, LI. He recalls the numerous eclectic relatives who inspired him, the huge influence of jazz on his family, his passion for the New York Yankees, and much more.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [publisher not identified],, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Alternative Title: 700 Sundays

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MrsNikki
Mar 01, 2019

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gates2
Dec 01, 2018

I think this is just fabulous. The thing that got me was the warmth; Crystal is very funny and then there's a personal side that he does, and brings it to a whole new level beyond just funny. There were a few times it was genuinely sad and he really did it well. But most of it was funny stuff about his family growing up and I like the way he tells about his people in his life. Crystal has an enjoyable, for me, take on life and relationship, and his relationship with his mom, dad, relationships with weird relatives. A unique and blessed life despite all the losses. Like with everybody.

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PatEe
Oct 01, 2015

Once you get past the beginning and the bit about the car - which is when I started to lose interest - suddenly there emerges a most remarkable, incredible and blessed life. It can drag a bit, sometimes he dwells on things a bit too long - but it is still a great production.

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Keogh
Feb 21, 2015

Occasionally crude, but tremendously funny and poignant. This one man play is essentially a running monologue by Billy Crystal before an audience, telling stories about growing up, his parents, other eccentric relatives, music, life, falling in love, and much more. The deaths of his parents are particularly heartfelt, and if you've read his book, you already know some of it, but to see him speaking about it really is very effective.

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rp3276
Dec 22, 2014

I thought this was your usual stand up comedy. It is really a one man performance about his life growing up. Moving and funny. There are some bad words in it. Parents should be aware of this.

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JEarl
Dec 03, 2014

I know it's HBO but he uses the F-word...ALOT! and there's no need. It is a GREAT story about his father and his youth, I mean it floored me. Would have never guessed that his family was an intricate part of the jazz puzzle. Without the cuss words this is a 5 star story.

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