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Cavalcade of comedy

Author: George BurnsGracie AllenEddie CantorJack BennyJoe SmithAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A laugh-filled time capsule of the brightest lights of vaudeville, showcasing the early works of such legends as Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, and more. Also provides a fascinating record of stage legends fading into memory.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Short films
Slapstick comedy
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Burns; Gracie Allen; Eddie Cantor; Jack Benny; Joe Smith; Charlie Dale; George Jessel; Bing Crosby; Lulu McConnell; Tom Howard; Chester Conklin; Mack Swain; Gibson Gowland; Karl Dane; George K Arthur; Franklyn Pangborn; Ben Turpin; Milton Berle; Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation.; Paramount Publix Corporation.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 63791558
Notes: Title from container.
Contains 16 complete classic films.
Cast: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Eddie Canton, Jack Benny, Smith & Dale, George Jessel, Bing Crosby, Lulu McConnell, Tom Howard, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain, Gibson Gowland, Charles O'Donnell, Jack Blair, Willie West, McGinty, Karl Dane, George K. Arthur, Franklin Pangborn, Ben Turpin, Milton Berle.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 216 min.) : sd., black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Fit to be tied (1930, 11 min.) --
Getting a ticket (1929, 10 min.) --
A Broadway Romeo (1931, 15 min.) --
What price, pants? (1931, 21 min.) --
It might be worse (1931, 21 min.) --
Sing, Bing, sing (1933, 19 min.) --
The introduction of Mrs. Gibbs (1930, 10 min.) --
The African dodger (1930, 5 min.) --
Cleaning up (1930, 18 min.) --
The plasterers (1929, 7 min.) --
Plastered (1930, 10 min.) --
A put up job (1931, 19 min.) --
Lighthouse love (1932, 18 min.) --
Breaking even (1932, 10 min.) --
100% service (1931, 11 min.) --
Poppin' the cork (1933, 30 min.).
Other Titles: Fit to be tied.
Getting a ticket.
Broadway Romeo.
What price, pants?
It might be worse.
Sing, Bing, sing.
Introduction of Mrs. Gibbs.
African dodger.
Cleaning up.
Plasterers.
Plastered.
Put up job.
Lighthouse love.
Breaking even.
100% service.
Poppin' the cork.
Paramount comedy shorts, 1929-1933
Responsibility: Paramount Studios.

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A laugh-filled time capsule of the brightest lights of vaudeville, showcasing the early works of such legends as Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, and more. Also provides a fascinating record of stage legends fading into memory.

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