Laurel & Hardy When Comedy Was King

You Never Dreamed a Film Could Be So Funny
When Comedy Was King
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DVD Features:

  • Run Time: 1 hours, 21 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: October 17, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1960
  • Label: VCI Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Note: Commentary by Historian Richard M. Roberts
    • Three rare silent comedies from the Richard M. Roberts collection, with music by Donald Sosin
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.37
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English

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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.

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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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  • Sales Rank: 8,212
  • UPC: 688474350533
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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