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  1. Richard Wesley: Newark is playwright's inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Jersey Journal

    ... inspiration from his hometown of Newark in writing for the stage ("The Mighty Gents") and screen ("Uptown Saturday Night"). Wesley is chairman of the dramatic writing department at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and resides in ...

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  2. 'Friday' Starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker Hits Theaters on 4/20 for 20th Anniversay of FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... Stone. "I grew up on the Cheech and Chong and Sidney Poitier-Bill Cosby movies; I loved Carwash and Uptown Saturday Night and Hollywood Shuffle, with Robert Townsend. Whether they're American classics or not, that's another story. But they are ...

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  3. Richard Pryor's widow rips Bill CosbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | InYork

    ... done. Yea. He's done," she said of Cosby. Cosby starred in two movies with Richard Pryor -- 1974's "Uptown Saturday Night," and 1978's "California Suite." Tony Hicks writes celebrity commentary for the Bay Area News Group. Contact him at ...

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  4. Report: Sidney Poitier - disgusted' with Bill Cosby over sexual assault allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... of working together, with Poitier, now 87, having starred in a number of films with Cosby including Uptown Saturday Night (1974), Let's Do It Again (1975), and A Piece of the Action (1977). In 1990, Poitier switched roles and directed Cosby in the ...

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  5. Scott Saul's 'Becoming Richard Pryor' is an endlessly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... in "Lady Sings the Blues," "The Wiz," "Blazing Saddles," "Bingo Long's Traveling All Stars," "Uptown Saturday Night" "Car Wash," "Blue Collar," "Silver Streak," "Stir Crazy" and "Bustin' Loose." Especially notable were his much-loved collaborations ...

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  6. Ray Parker Jr. to appear on "Breakfast with Gary and Kelly"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Barry White. He has appeared in various TV shows-"Gimme a Break" and "21 Jump Street," movies such as "Uptown Saturday Night" and in the "Ghostbusters" music video. This past March he was honored with his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The live ...

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  7. Colleges cut ties with Cosby as the list of women accusing him of assault hits 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... in a dramatic television series. (NBC) Cosby, left, starred with Sydney Poitier in the 1974 movie "Uptown Saturday Night," a counter to the blaxploitation films of the era. Cosby's film career was never as successful as his stand-up and television ...

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  8. Bill Cosby Coming to Treasure Island, TodayRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... credits include "Obkb," "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids," "The Cosby Mysteries," "Man and Boy" and "Uptown Saturday Night." Few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of Cosby, who emerged from humble beginnings in a Philadelphia housing ...

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  9. Bill Cosby: Damaged beyond repair?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in a dramatic television series. (NBC) Cosby, left, starred with Sydney Poitier in the 1974 movie "Uptown Saturday Night," a counter to the blaxploitation films of the era. Cosby's film career was never as successful as his stand-up and television ...

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  10. The King Center Welcomes Bill Cosby TonightRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Spy and in the 1980's, he again rocked the television world with The Cosby Show. With hit movies like Uptown Saturday Night and best-selling books like Fatherhood, Bill Cosby is quite simply a national treasure with the unique ability to touch ...

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  11. Bill Cosby: Is his career over?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in a dramatic television series. (NBC) Cosby, left, starred with Sydney Poitier in the 1974 movie "Uptown Saturday Night," a counter to the blaxploitation films of the era. Cosby's film career was never as successful as his stand-up and television ...

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  12. Bill Cosby Twitter Meme BackfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    ... show Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (shown below, left). In the 1970s, Cosby made the comedy films Uptown Saturday Night (1974) and Let's Do it Again (1975) with actor-director Sidney Poitier. In 1984, Cosby created the television sitcom The Cosby ...

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  13. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts to Welcome Bill Cosby in June 2015Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... ical and hugely successful series that single-handedly revived the family sitcom. With hit movies like Uptown Saturday Night and best-selling books like "Fatherhood," Bill Cosby has an unmatched ability to touch people's hearts.

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  14. Bill Cosby Coming to Treasure Island, 11/28Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... credits include "Obkb," "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids," "The Cosby Mysteries," "Man and Boy" and "Uptown Saturday Night." Few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of Cosby, who emerged from humble beginnings in a Philadelphia housing ...

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  15. Adam McKay Says Uptown Saturday Night Isn't Happening; the Big...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Collider

    ... of their conversation he provided updates on a number of upcoming projects. He revealed that his Uptown Saturday Night remake is not going forward, but said it's looking like he will next tackle the housing/credit crisis film The Big Short , adapted ...

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  16. Bill CosbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Triangle.com

    ... series that single-handedly revived the family sitcom (and rescued NBC). With hit movies like 'Uptown Saturday Night' and best-selling books like 'Fatherhood'; Bill Cosby is quite simply a national treasure with the unique ability to touch people's ...

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