Favorite Moments of the Stars & Slapstick—You know these stars of comedy, and these are some of their funniest routines. They include Charlie Chaplin, Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin, Carol Burnett, Henny Youngman, Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Mel Blanc, Abbott & Costello, Richard Pryor, Steve Allen, Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Phyllis Diller, Sid Ceasar, Michael J. Fox, Lily Tomlin, Rich Little, Carol Channing, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Lucille Ball, the Smothers Brothers, Jackie Gleason, Carol O'Connor, Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd, Jane Curtin, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Soupy Sales, the Keystone Kops, Laurel and Hardy, Milton Berle, Buster Keaton, Flip Wilson, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway, Victor Borge, W.C. Fields and many more. If laughter is the best medicine, then this will cure what ails you—I guarantee you'll like it.
What Made America Laugh—Classic comedy is even funnier when you get the inside scoop. This DVD puts all the laughs of legendary comedians into historic context starting in the 1950s and moving back in time all the way to the age of silent movies. If you thought this stuff was funny before, you'll be laughing hysterically when watching this DVD. Comedy includes: The 1950s—Television's Golden Age, Milton Berle, Jonathan Winters, Victor Borge, Henny Youngman, Lenny Bruce, Eddie Cantor, Lucille Ball, Sam Levinson, Steve Allen, Maurice Chevalier, Jackie Gleason, Burns & Allen, Jack Benny, Phil Silvers as Sgt. Bilko, Dennis the Menace, Ozzie and Harriet, Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney. The 1940s—Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, Bob Hope and various Hollywood stars entertaining the troops during WWII, Red Skelton, Cass Daley, Danny Kaye, Abbott and Costello, Mickey Rooney, Jack Benny's hilarious "feud" with Fred Allen. The 1930s—Vaudville, Eddie Cantor, Burns and Allen, Will Rogers, radio stars Fibber McGee and Molly, Fanny Brice as Baby Snooks, Jimmy Durante, W.C. Fields, Blondie and Dagwood in the papers and on the big screen, shorts and feature attractions starring the 3 Stooges, Laurel and Hardy, the Marx Brothers, and many more.