Showcasing breezy Charley Chase, acrobatic Lupino Lane, and sourpuss Lloyd Hamilton. Clips include PAPAS BOY, FANDANGO, INNOCENT HUSBANDS, HOOKED, THE STAR BOARDER, NOTHING MATTERS, ROAMING ROMEO, MIGHTY LIKE A MOOSE, BREEZING ALONG and BE MY KING.
THE FUN FACTORY
Legendary King of Comedy Mack Sennett and his ensemble of gifted comic jesters. Featuring Billy Bevan, The Keystone Cops, Mabel Normand, Ford Sterling, Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Harry Gribbon, Ben Turpin, Harry Langdon and Alice Day. Clips include DANGEROUS CURVES BEHIND, WALL STREET BLUES, HIS TORPEDOED LOVE, THE WATER NYMPH, A MUDDY ROMANCE, HIS TRYSTING PLACE, MISS FATTY'S SEASIDE LOVERS, FATTY AND MABEL ADRIFT, THE WAITERS BALL, THE HALFBACK OF NOTRE DAME, YUKON JAKE, HIS MARRIAGE WOW, WANDERING WILLIES, SPANKING BREEZES and ICE COLD COCOS.
The wildest laughs and most eccentric gags from the craziest years of slapstick. Extreme merriment! Featuring Bobby Vernon, Mabel Normand, Billy Bevan, Harold Lloyd, Gaylord Lloyd, Billy Dooley, Buster Keaton, Cliff Bowes, Monty Banks, and Snub Pollard. Clips include SAPPY SERVICE, THE EXTRA GIRL, IRON NAG, BUMPING INTO BROADWAY, TROLLEY TROUBLE, EASY CURVES, DAYDREAMS, OUTBOUND, PLAY SAFE and THE MOVIES.
Approximate Running Time: 90 minutes
THE SLAPHAPPY COLLECTION showcases the wildest and most outrageous laughs from Comedy's Greatest Era! Produced for PBS and syndicated around the world, the SlapHappy series includes over 400 clips of the funniest work of 75 famous and forgotten screen clowns.
Each episode includes superb quality clips, rare stills, anecdotal narration, sound effects, and a hot jazz score from the acclaimed Stomp Off Records!
“SlapHappy showcases dozens of silent comedies in a peppy, highly watchable format that makes the viewer want to see more.” Film Reviewer Leonard Maltin
"Anyone who has laughed at the work of Chaplin or Keaton now has a chance to dig a little deeper. The SlapHappy Collection makes an informative and entertaining starting point." Turner Classic Movies