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.
"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.
Clips And Highlights |
Original aspect ratio: 1.66:1.
The Jimmy Finlayson short was directed by Leo McCarey and photographed by George Stevens.