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The Big Parade of Comedy (1964)

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90 min | Comedy, Documentary

A compilation of scenes from classic MGM comedies from the silent era up to 1948's "A Southern Yankee." Among the films showcased are "The Thin Man," "A Night at the Opera," "Dinner at Eight" and "Bonnie Scotland."See moreA compilation of scenes from classic MGM comedies from the silent era up to 1948's "A Southern Yankee." Among the films showcased are "The Thin Man," "A Night at the Opera," "Dinner at Eight" and "Bonnie Scotland." Written by Daniel Bubbeo See less
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Sep 3, 1964 (United States)

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Clark Gable
Eddie in 'Hold Your Man' (archive footage) Eddie in 'Hold Your Man' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Greta Garbo
Ninotchka in 'Ninotchka' (archive footage) Ninotchka in 'Ninotchka' (archive footage)   See fewer
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The Marx Brothers
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Jean Harlow
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Cary Grant
Actor in 'Suzy' (archive footage) Actor in 'Suzy' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Spencer Tracy
Haggerty in 'Libeled Lady' (archive footage) Haggerty in 'Libeled Lady' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Katharine Hepburn
Tracy Lord (archive footage) Tracy Lord (archive footage)   See fewer
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W.C. Fields
Wilkins Micawber in 'David Copperfield' (archive footage) Wilkins Micawber in 'David Copperfield' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Stan Laurel
Stan in 'Hollywood Party' (archive footage) Stan in 'Hollywood Party' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Oliver Hardy
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William Powell
Nick Charles (archive footage) Nick Charles (archive footage)   See fewer
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Myrna Loy
Nora Charles (archive footage) Nora Charles (archive footage)   See fewer
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Lucille Ball
Julie Hampton in 'Meet the People' (archive footage) Julie Hampton in 'Meet the People' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Red Skelton
Aubrey Filmore in 'A Southern Yankee' (archive footage) Aubrey Filmore in 'A Southern Yankee' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Robert Taylor
Raymond Dabney in 'Personal Property' (archive footage) Raymond Dabney in 'Personal Property' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Joan Crawford
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Marie Dressler
Marie Truffle in 'Reducing' (archive footage) Marie Truffle in 'Reducing' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Wallace Beery
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Bud Abbott
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Lou Costello
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Carole Lombard
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Jimmy Durante
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Buster Keaton
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Ted Healy
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Lionel Barrymore
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Franchot Tone
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Melvyn Douglas
Leon (archive footage) Leon (archive footage)   See fewer
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Robert Benchley
Joseph Doakes in 'That Inferior Feeling' (archive footage) Joseph Doakes in 'That Inferior Feeling' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Marion Davies
Tina in 'The Red Mill' (archive footage) Tina in 'The Red Mill' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Lee Tracy
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Polly Moran
Sarah in 'China Bound' (archive footage) Sarah in 'China Bound' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gail Patrick
Isobel Grayson in 'Love Crazy' (archive footage) Isobel Grayson in 'Love Crazy' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Lewis Stone
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Bert Lahr
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Nat Pendleton
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Chester Morris
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Lupe Velez
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Freddie Bartholomew
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Zasu Pitts
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Karl Dane
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George K. Arthur
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Leo Carrillo
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Asta
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Dave O'Brien
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James Finlayson
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Elizabeth Allan
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Robert Barrat
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Jack Baxley
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Tod Browning
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Dorothy Burgess
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Nora Cecil
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Charles Chaplin
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E.E. Clive
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Louise Closser Hale
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Lew Cody
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Frank Dawson
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Marceline Day
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Edgar Dearing
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Brian Donlevy
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Douglas Fairbanks
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Larry Fine
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Ferdinand Gottschalk
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Charley Grapewin
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Winifred Harris
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Phillips Holmes
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Curly Howard
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Moe Howard
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John Ireland
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Leatrice Joy
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Walter Woolf King
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Diana Lewis
Eve Wilson in 'Go West' (archive footage) (uncredited) Eve Wilson in 'Go West' (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Lowe
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Chico Marx
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Groucho Marx
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Harpo Marx
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Grant Mitchell
Ed Loomis in 'Dinner at Eight' (archive footage) (uncredited) Ed Loomis in 'Dinner at Eight' (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Owen Moore
Dennis in 'The Red Mill' (archive footage) (uncredited) Dennis in 'The Red Mill' (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karen Morley
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Jack Norton
Actor in 'The Girl from Missouri' (archive footage) (uncredited) Actor in 'The Girl from Missouri' (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anita Page
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Barnett Parker
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Herbert Prior
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