In this part, the comedians of the sound era are looked at, including a sequence from another W.C.Fields short, "The Barber Shop"(1933), the Red Skelton feature "The Fuller Brush Man" (1948) and Abbott and Costello's "Who's on First?" routine from an Army-Navy screen magazine sequence. Also seen are Bob Hope at golf, Martin and Lewis greeting fans, and the car chase from "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963)
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Joseph Cotton introduces the programme on-screen, dressed in formal evening clothes. He describes some pretentious psychobabble about the deep meanings of humor, only to be slapped in the face with a whipped crème pie. See more
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