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What Made America Laugh DVD

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.