Containing Multitudes Since 2004
I just saw this in Time magazine. My wife was born and raised in Iran where Norman Wisdom was hugely popular. In the Time obit, it mentioned that he was oen of the few Western performers whose films were allowed to be shown in the Stalinist Albania of Enver Hoxsha. I'm guessing that some forms of humor (or in Wisdom's case, "humour") transcend cultural differences. Interestingly, I don't think he had the same level of fame in the States as he did in the Old World. A real shame because the man was a huge talent.
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