'Love, Gilda': A Comedy Legend, In Her Own Words

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NPR.org—This by-the-numbers documentary misses a step by focusing on the late Gilda Radner's celebrity over her comedy, but it's effective when it lets her recently discovered journals do the talking.

Gilda Radner is remembered in her own words in the documentary 'Love, Gilda'. With the aid of rare audio recordings, the late “Saturday Night Live” comic force Gilda Radner narrates the story of her life in the new documentary “Love, Gilda,” which opens Friday in Los Angeles. But it wasn’t easy initially for director Lisa D’Apolito to acquire these tapes, as well as revealing...