When Stand Up Stood Out (2003)

Director
Fran Solomita

Main cast
Lenny Clarke; Bobcat Goldthwait; Denis Leary; Janeane Garofalo; Colin Quinn

Genres
Comedy, Documentary

Description
Documentary covering what came to be known as "The Boston Gold Rush" of the late 1970s and early 1980s, when Boston stand-up comedians like Dennis Leary, Steven Wright and Colin Quinn burst upon the national scene, giving audiences a taste of the hard-edged social and political commentary that came out of that city.


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