Here are superb comedies from the other funshops in town. Featuring Jack Cooper, Larry Semon, Charlie Chaplin, Johnny Arthur and Lige Conley. Clips include LONESOME BABIES, THE SAWMILL, OH WHAT A MAN, THE CLOUDHOPPER, THE ADVENTURER, DANGER AHEAD, OPEN HOUSE and AIR POCKETS.
Profiling The Great Stoneface. Also featuring Fatty Arbuckle. Clips include THE GOAT, NEIGHBORS, THE BUTCHER BOY, THE BALLOONATIC and THE PALEFACE.
Silent Comedy's craziest duos and trios! Featuring Lupino Lane and Wallace Lupino, Snub Pollard and Marvin Loback, A Ton of Fun, Oliver Hardy and Bobby Ray, Fatty Arbuckle and Charlie Chaplin, and Billy Bevan and Andy Clyde. Clips include HELLO SAILOR, DEAR OL' PAL, THREE MISSING LINKS, STICK AROUND, THICK AND THIN, THE ROUNDERS and WHISPERING WHISKERS.
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