When Stand Up Stood Out
When Stand Up Stood Out (2005)

The documentary When Stand Up Stood Out charts the stand-up comedy boom and then decline that took place in Boston during the late seventies and eighties. Consisting of both vintage footage from the era and interviews with the people who… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 31, 2005
DVD Release Date: June 20, 2006
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Christopher Null

Fran Solomita can hold his breath and stamp his feet, but that isn't going to make 1970s-to-80s Boston much more than a footnote in the history of stand-up comedy

Rory L. Aronsky
Film Threat

After watching "When Stand Up Stood Out", you will not need Comedy Central as much as you think you do.

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David Cornelius

When Stand-Up Stood Out is enough to make any stand-up nut happy.

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