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Comedy Writer and Film Director Carl Reiner

Reiner is a prolific director of comedy films. A frequent collaborator with Mel Brooks, he started in the theater and later television, where he began his career as a writer on the program Your Show of Shows. His latest movie, inspired by classic Hollywood musicals, is called Bert Rigby, You're a Fool.

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Other segments from the episode on March 2, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 2, 1989: Interview with Carl Reiner; Review of New Order's album "Technique"; Interview with Alfred Gingold; Review of the film "New York Stories."

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