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Season 1 Episode 1

Laughter USA

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Aired Unknown Sep 17, 1961 on NBC
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Laughter USA
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This program presents a look at American humor, from slapstick to satire, from Ben Franklin to Jack Benny and what makes people laugh. It features scenes from movie comedies and television programs, performances by famous comedians, and sketches with George Burns. Acts and Performances: Stuck Hands (Phil Silvers) Vaudeville Teams (Harrigan and Hart, Gallagher and Shean, Weber and Fields, Clark and McCullough Berlin Monologue by Bob Hope "Curse of An Aching Heart" (Eddie Cantor) "Lost Chord" (Jimmy Durante) "Steamboat Willie" Scene (Buster Keaton) Backyard Circus (Burns and Allen) Asparagus (Ben Turpin) The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) Keystone Kops Chase Home Town (Fred Allen) Upper Berth (Laurel and Hardy) Golf (W.C. Fields) Hotel Clerk (Groucho Marx) Palladium Story (Jack Benny)moreless

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Charles Chaplin

Charles Chaplin

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Jack Benny

Jack Benny

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Fred Allen

Fred Allen

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