Episode of Series “History of the Motion Picture”.
Explains that some of the early comedians like Charlie Chaplin and Harold Lloyd became Hollywood royalty, while others who made audiences laugh but never reached the top of the ladder were dubbed “clown princes”. Uses original silent footage to examine the different styles and personalities of some of the comedians, including Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Larry Seman, Charlie Chase, Laurel and Hardy, Ben Turpin and Billy West.
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - United States
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - History
History → History
Music & Performing Arts → Actors
Music & Performing Arts → Comedians
People → Comedians
Black and White
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)