In Memoriam, Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Diller will be sorely missed. At age 38, she made her stand-up debut at the Purple Onion in San Francisco. She was only supposed to have a two-week gig there, but was so popular that it turned into a year-and-a-half engagement.

I've put up a few quotes from Eight On A Lam up today. While not a cinematic masterpiece, it is a fairly typical sample of the 1960s screwball comedies and also starred Bob Hope and Jonathan Winters.


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