A Maude Findlay Christmas


Another in our series of Christmas themed show posts…

This is one of several Christmas episodes of Maude, this one from the show’s second season in 1973. Bea Arthur is always comic poetry in motion. Watching her move from joke to joke as she works the holiday party is pure pleasure. You can tell it’s an early one because Esther Rolle (Florida) hasn’t left yet for her own spin-off show Good Times. 

To learn more about show business history consult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famousavailable at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever nutty books are sold. safe_image And don’t miss my new book Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to Youtube, just released by Bear Manor Media, also available from amazon.com etc etc etc chain%20of%20fools%20cvr%20front%20only-500x500

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