Billy Crystal---A Comic's Line (1983)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Standup Comedy  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Originally an HBO special, Billy Crystal: A Comic's Line stars the eponymous Crystal essaying a never-ending stream of sharply etched characterizations. The premise of the hour-long special is that Crystal is auditioning actors for an upcoming musical. His interpretation of the many auditionees--whose talents range from slim to none--is funny enough to bring tears to the eyes. One of the best bits has Crystal portraying a small boy left home alone by his parents.



stand-up-comedy, comedian, impersonation