The best of the dreamlike and bizarre. Featuring Buster Keaton, Billy Bletcher, Bobby Duncan and many more! Clips include THE BALLOONATIC, A TRIP TO THE MOON, DREAM OF A RAREBIT FIEND, THE THIEVING HAND, FRESH LOBSTER, THE BATH-CHAIR MAN, SLIPPERY JIM, DANGEROUS CURVES BEHIND and HOT FOOT.
The Little Tramp at his rowdiest. Also featuring Max Linder, Chester Conklin and Fatty Arbuckle. Clips include THE IMMIGRANT, MAX LEARNS TO SKATE, DOUGH AND DYNAMITE, THE ROUNDERS and THE CHAMPION.
GETTING THE GIRL
Funnymen in love! Featuring Bobby Vernon, Charley Chase, Dorothy DeVore, Lloyd Hamilton, Monty Banks, Harold Lloyd, Snub Pollard, Harry Langdon, Charlie Chaplin and Mabel Normand. Clips include HOOT MON, BE YOUR AGE, GETTING GERTIE'S GOAT, HOOKED, PAY OR MOVE, BUMPING INTO BROADWAY, OWN YOUR OWN HOME, THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS and HIS TRYSTING PLACE.
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