When Comedy Was King

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 22 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1959
  • Label: Televista
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Product Description:

A potpourri of silent comedy clips featuring giants of the genre including Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Laurel and Hardy, Ben Turpin, Buster Keaton, Gloria Swanson, the Keystone Cops and many others.

Plot Synopsis:

"When Comedy Was King" is a compilation of film clips and complete shorts from the great stars of silent film comedy, along with commentary on the lives and works of the performers.

Plot Keywords:

Clips And Highlights | Silent | Vintage

Production Notes:

  • Original aspect ratio: 1.66:1.
  • The Jimmy Finlayson short was directed by Leo McCarey and photographed by George Stevens.
  • Variety listed the running time as 90 minutes.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 27,816
  • UPC: 018619832837
  • Shipping Weight: 0.24/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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