Three Stooges, Laurel and Hardy, Abbott and Costello, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre VHS


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The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy team active from 1922 until 1970, best known for their 190 short subject films by Columbia Pictures that have been regularly airing on television since 1958. Their hallmark was physical farce and slapstick. Six Stooges appeared over the act’s run (with only three active at any given time): Moe Howard (t/n Moses Horwitz) and Larry Fine (t/n Larry Feinberg) were mainstays throughout the ensemble’s nearly 50-year run and the pivotal “third stooge” was played by (in order of appearance) Shemp Howard (t/n Samuel Horwitz), Curly Howard (t/n Jerome Horwitz), Shemp Howard again, Joe Besser and “Curly” Joe DeRita.

Laurel and Hardy were a comedy duo act during the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. The team was composed of Englishman Stan Laurel (1890–1965) and American Oliver Hardy (1892–1957). They became well known during the late 1920s to the mid-1940s for their slapstick comedy, with Laurel playing the clumsy and childlike friend of the pompous bully Hardy.[1][2] The duo’s signature tune is known variously as “The Cuckoo Song”, “Ku-Ku”, or “The Dance of the Cuckoos”. It was played over the opening credits of their films and has become as emblematic of the duo as their bowler hats.

Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s and the highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II. Their patter routine “Who’s on First?” is considered one of the best-known comedy routines of all time.

Leslie TownesBobHope KBE KC*SG KSS (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was a British-American stand-up comedian,[2] vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, and author. With a career that spanned nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, with 54 feature films with Hope as star, including a series of seven “Road” musical comedy movies with Bing Crosby as Hope’s top-billed partner.

Dorothy Lamour (born Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton; December 10, 1914 – September 22, 1996) was an American actress and singer. She is best remembered for having appeared in the Road to… movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope.

Peter Lorre (born László Löwenstein; 26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was a Hungarian-American actor of Jewish descent. Lorre began his stage career in Vienna before moving to Germany where he worked first on the stage, then in film in Berlin in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Lorre caused an international sensation in the German film M (1931), directed by Fritz Lang, in which he portrayed a serial killer who preys on little girls.

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“African Screams” – Bud Abbott & Lou Costello – 1949 * 79 minutes * B/W
In possession of a secret map, Abbott & Costello go on an African Safari

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“Flying Deuces” – Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy – 1939 * 70 minutes * B/W
Laurel and Hardy join the Foreign Legion, after which the Legion is never the same

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“The Three Stooges Festival” – 1936, 1949 * 60 minutes * B/W
Three Original Shorts by the Comedy trio – “Disorder in the Court”, “Sing a Song of Six Pants”, & “Malice in the Palace”

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“My Favorite Burnett” Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, & Peter Lorre – 1947 * 87 minutes * B/W
A Tradition in Family Entertainment

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Three Stooges, Laurel and Hardy, Abbott and Costello, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre VHS


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