The First Kings of Comedy Collection

Famed documentarian Robert Youngson presents a pair of documentaries that celebrate the era of silent slapstick comedy. First, "The Golden Age of Comedy" (1957) compiles the zaniest moments of Jean Harlow, Ben Turpin, Laurel and Hardy, and the Keystone Cops. Then, in "When Comedy Was King" (1959), you'll see footage from such classic laughfests as "Kid Auto Races at Venice" (featuring Charlie Chaplin), "Fatty and Mabel Adrift" (with Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle), "Teddy at the Throttle" (starring Gloria Swanson), and more.

Year: 1957
Genre: Documentaries, Film On Film, Silent Films, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Robert Youngson
Starring: Ben Turpin, Buster Keaton, Carole Lombard, Charley Chase, Charlie Chaplin, Harry Langdon, Jean Harlow, Keystone Cops, Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Will Rogers, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Duration: 161 Minutes
Rating: G
Location in store: Classic Slapstick
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