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A compilation featuring comedic stars of the silent era including Fatty Arbuckle, Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Charley Chase, and Laurel and Hardy.

  1. Robert Youngson

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

    Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

    edited from 'Fatty & Mabel Adrift' (archive footage)

  2. Wallace Beery

    Wallace Beery

    edited from 'Teddy at The throttle' (archive footage)

  3. Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin

    edited from 'His Trysting Place, ' 'The Masqurader, ' and 'Kid Auto at Venice.' (archive footage)

  4. Charley Chase

    edited from 'Movie Night' (archive footage)

  5. Buster Keaton

    Buster Keaton

    edited from 'Cops' (archive footage)

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When Comedy Was King


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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 29, 1960


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 21m

Budget -

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