Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg Synopsis
Gertrude Berg, star of radio and TV's ``The Goldbergs,'' pioneers the sitcom format.
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San Francisco Chronicle

Kempner once again educates and entertains with unexpected tidbits and just plain good old-fashioned filmmaking.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Watching Loeb opposite Berg, you're reminded of the miracles of chemistry and the luck of the draw when it comes to casting a show -- any...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There's far more to this groundbreaker who built an empire in the face of formidable challenges. So why would you miss it? Go already.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
In Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg, Kempner gives us a balance of artist and alter ego, introducing us to a woman we'd like to know even better.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Well-spoken but humorously self-deprecating, Berg admits that, between the hours spent writing, rehearsing and performing, she spends more...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Berg was the pioneer for an indie TV entrepreneur like Lucille Ball.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Kempner has done everything right by organizing her bountiful material into a fascinating portrait of a worthy personality and her era and...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
We're left with an impression of a vivacious pioneer; but warm shouldn't have to mean fuzzy.
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Boston Globe

The documentary, like the series, is haimish in the extreme - cozy, warm, homey.
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Film Threat

By Phil Hall
For those who never heard of "The Goldbergs" and its amazing star, Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg will provide a special introduction to a special...
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By Akirakid
This was enjoyable and fun. I found myself smiling a lot during a documentary! I t was fascinating to learn about this lost treasure of the early television age. Catch this in the theater if you...

Five Word Review

By sofyaniz
Warm Fanny Talented Just Fun...

Yoo-Hoo Mrs. Goldberg

By 8492er
Excellent documentary. Brought back many memories....

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Rated NR