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  1. Lee Chamberlin, original Electric Company cast member, dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Current

    ... career, appearing in New York's Shakespeare in the Park stage productions, the Sidney Poitier film Uptown Saturday Night , and on the soap opera All My Children in a decade-long recurring role. In 2010 she founded the Playwright's Inn Project, an ...

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  2. Lee Chamberlin, The Electric Company Star, Dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | People

    ... in 1976. The two also later appeared together in the CBS police drama Paris. Her movie work included Uptown Saturday Night and Let's Do It Again , directed by Sidney Poitier , and she also worked on TV's NYPD Blue , Diff'rent Strokes and The ...

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  3. Ft. Worth weekend on a budget: November 5-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2011 | Examiner.com

    ... Central Branch Library hosts a montly film screening in the Tandy Lecture Hall. This month's film is Uptown Saturday Night starring Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier (1974, rated PG). 2 p.m. Free. FortWorthTexas.gov/Library Daylight Savings Time ends - ...

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  4. Obituary: Lee Chamberlin / Part of original cast of '70s 'Electric Company'Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... production at the Delacorte Theater in New York City's Central Park. She also appeared in the movies "Uptown Saturday Night" (1974) and "Let's Do It Again" (1975), both directed by Sidney Poitier and starring Mr. Poitier and Mr. Cosby. Some years ...

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  5. Actress Lee Chamberlain dies at age 76 following cancer battleRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | FOX23

    ... such as What's Happening!!, Diff'rent Strokes, NYPD Blue, and Paris, while her film credits include Uptown Saturday Night and Let's Do It Again. During the 1980s, Chamberlain appeared in U.S. soap opera All My Children and went on to found the ...

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  6. Actress and Playwright Lee Chamberlin Passes Away at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... co-starred with Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier in two of the more popular film comedies of the 1970s, "Uptown Saturday Night" (1974) and "Let's Do It Again" (1975). Both of these comedies were popular with black audiences who sought out more positive ...

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  7. Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend with Bill Cosby at Treasure Island Theatre TonightRead the original story

    May 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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  8. Bill Cosby: 'Far From Finished' May 16 at Staten Island's historic St. George TheatreRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | SILive.com

    ... "Little Bill" (1999). The Cos had a solid run on the big screen in the 1970s opposite Sidney Potier ("Uptown Saturday Night"), Raquel Welch ("Mother, Jugs & Speed") and Richard Pryor ("California Suite"). about a close-knit, upper-middle-class black ...

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  9. Nicholas Stoller Talks Adam McKay's Uptown Saturday Night Remake...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | Collider

    ... for both The Muppets and Muppets Most Wanted , and he's currently working on a high-profile Uptown Saturday Night remake that would see the comedic pairing of Denzel Washington and Will Smith under the direction of Anchorman and Step Brothers helmer ...

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  10. COLUMN: Perry Bergson - April 21, 2014Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Times-Herald

    ... that I had been to them before but for whatever reason, I have a clear recollection of a film called Uptown Saturday Night. It starred Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip Wilson and a young Richard Pryor. It's a comedy about a guy ...

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  11. Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend with Bill Cosby at Treasure Island Theatre, 5/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 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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  12. The King Center to Welcome Bill Cosby, 11/21Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 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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  13. Adam McKay To Adapt Financial Crisis Drama The Big ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    ... demand the help of the Federal Reserve. Sadly, this likely means that all sides couldn't put together Uptown Saturday Night , where McKay was set to direct both Denzel Washington and Will Smith in a remake of the Sidney Poitier/Bill Cosby comedy. ...

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  14. Documentary to spotlight Jersey City native Flip WilsonRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... is what you get." After the show ended, Wilson did a cameo as Reverend Leroy in the hit comedy film "Uptown Saturday Night" and did several specials for NBC, appeared in commercials and in 1985 returned to television in the short-lived family comedy ...

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  15. Bill Cosby Coming to Van Wezel, 3/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a fresh, laughter-splashed perspective on their own domestic lives." In addition to hit movies, like Uptown Saturday Night and best-selling books, Cosby has received a string of prestigious awards including: the Kennedy Center Honors, the ...

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  16. Director Adam McKay Says There Won't Be an Anchorman 3; Sheds Doubt on Step Brothers 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Collider

    ... so there's indeed a silver lining. As for the near future, McKay believes his next film will be Uptown Saturday Night starring Will Smith . He offered a promising update on the project to Empire: "You never fully know, but [ Uptown Saturday Night ] ...

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  17. Re: Person Of The Day: Bill Cosby | News OneRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | NewsOne

    ... to his studies in the 1970s despite massive fame as a comedian and actor in classic films such as Uptown Saturday Night . Yet failure visited Cosby's career in the form of critically panned films and shows that were canceled despite the comedian ...

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  18. Happy Birthday To Pleasantville's Sir Sidney PoitierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | The Pleasantville Daily Voice

    ... on the list of 25. Poitier has directed a number of popular movies, such as "A Piece of the Action," "Uptown Saturday Night," "Let's Do It Again" (with friend Bill Cosby) and "Stir Crazy" (starring Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder). In 2002, ...

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