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The Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection

Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection volume 1-3
Editorial review of  The Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection Vols. 1-3  courtesy of Amazon.com  The Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection boxed set is the definitive account of one of the silent cinema’s greatest comedians–and for a time, its most popular star. The seven discs included in this three-volume set have...
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The Freshman, starring Harold Lloyd

The Freshman, starring Harold Lloyd
movie review of  The Freshman  (1925) starring Harold Lloyd In  The Freshman,  Harold Lloyd plays the role of Harold (Speedy) Lamb, a starry-eyed college freshman, who’s been dreaming of becoming a “big man on campus”, imitating his college football player idol all the way down to  imitating a...
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The Cats-Paw, starring Harold Lloyd

The Cats-Paw, starring Harold LLoyd
movie review of  The Cats-Paw  (1934) starring Harold Lloyd  The Cats-Paw  is a very different Harold Lloyd movie; however, it’€™s also a very funny movie, and one that I enjoyed very much. Very different from his roles up to this point,  Harold Lloyd plays the part of Ezekiel...
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Mon Oncle

The Criterion Collection - Mon Oncle - un film de Jacques Tati - DVD
Mon Oncle – Criterion Collection (1958)  Mon Oncle  is a comedy by Jacques Tati, starring his clown character M. Hulot.   Set in France, there is very little dialog, removing the problem of any language barrier for those of us who aren’t fluent in French.    Mon Oncle...
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Black Adder (Remastered Ultimate Edition)

Black Adder (Remastered Ultimate Edition)
Editorial Review of  Black Adder (Remastered Ultimate Edition), courtesy of  Amazon.com One of the best comedy series ever to emerge from England,  Black Adder  traces the deeply cynical and self-serving lineage of  various Edmund Blackadders  from the muck of the Middle Ages to the frontline of World War...
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Bean the Movie

Bean the Movie
 Bean: The Movie (1997) starring Rowan Atkinson  In Bean, Rowan Atkinson’s clown character Mr. Bean plays the part of a sleepy watchman at an art museum, who is sent to America to watch the famous painting, Whistler’s Mother. The reason they sent them is because of his constant causing...
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The Best of Victor Borge

The Best of Victor Borge - Act one and two
The Best of Victor Borge Act One and Two (1990)  Victor Borge is one of the great clowns.   Granted, he never wore clown makeup, nor a clown suit, but his approach to performance was that of a clown.   He approached the world with a clown’s eye,...
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