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Classic Comedy Teams (1986)

Video | 108 min | Comedy, Documentary

Steve Allen hosts this collection of clips of some of the greatest comedy teams in movie and television history, including Our Gang, Laurel and Hardy, The Marx Brothers, Burns and Allen, The Three Stooges, The East-Side Kids, Abbott and ...See moreSteve Allen hosts this collection of clips of some of the greatest comedy teams in movie and television history, including Our Gang, Laurel and Hardy, The Marx Brothers, Burns and Allen, The Three Stooges, The East-Side Kids, Abbott and Costello, and Martin and Lewis. Written by See less
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124 cast members
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Stan Laurel
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Oliver Hardy
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Groucho Marx
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Harpo Marx
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Chico Marx
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Zeppo Marx
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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George Burns
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Dorothy DeBorba
Dorothy (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Dorothy (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gracie Allen
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Moe Howard
Moe (archive footage) Moe (archive footage)   See fewer
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Larry Fine
Larry (archive footage) Larry (archive footage)   See fewer
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Curly Howard
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Shemp Howard
Shemp (archive footage) Shemp (archive footage)   See fewer
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Joe Besser
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Joe DeRita
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Ted Healy
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Bud Abbott
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Lou Costello
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Dean Martin
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Jerry Lewis
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Shirley Jean Rickert
Shirley (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Shirley (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
Alfalfa (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Alfalfa (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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George 'Spanky' McFarland
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Darla Hood
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Eugene 'Porky' Lee
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jackie Cooper
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Douglas Greer
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Buddy McDonald
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mary Ann Jackson
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Allen 'Farina' Hoskins
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Norman 'Chubby' Chaney
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Clifton Young
Our Gang (segment "Bonedust") (archive footage) Our Gang (segment "Bonedust") (archive footage)   See fewer
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June Marlowe
Our Gang (segment "Miss Crabtree") (archive footage) Our Gang (segment "Miss Crabtree") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Joe Cobb
Our Gang (archive footage) Our Gang (archive footage)   See fewer
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Donald Haines
Our Gang and The East Side Kids (archive footage) Our Gang and The East Side Kids (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ernest Morrison
Our Gang and The East Side Kids (segment "Sunshine Sammy") (archive footage) Our Gang and The East Side Kids (segment "Sunshine Sammy") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Leo Gorcey
The East Side Kids (archive footage) The East Side Kids (archive footage)   See fewer
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Huntz Hall
The East Side Kids (archive footage) The East Side Kids (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gabriel Dell
The East Side Kids (archive footage) The East Side Kids (archive footage)   See fewer
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Billy Halop
The East Side Kids (archive footage) The East Side Kids (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bobby Jordan
The East Side Kids (archive footage) The East Side Kids (archive footage)   See fewer
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Freeman F. Gosden
Amos Jones (archive footage) Amos Jones (archive footage)   See fewer
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Charles J. Correll
Andy Brown (archive footage) Andy Brown (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bert Wheeler
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Robert Woolsey
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Paul McCullough
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Bobby Clark
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Al Ritz
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Harry Ritz
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Jimmy Ritz
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Edgar Bergen
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Ole Olsen
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Chic Johnson
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Bob Hope
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Bing Crosby
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Keystone Kops
Themselves (archive footage) Themselves (archive footage)   See fewer
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Tons Of Fun
Themselves (archive footage) Themselves (archive footage)   See fewer
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Frank Albertson
Leo Davis (segment "The Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Leo Davis (segment "The Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Eve Arden
Peerless Penny (segment "The Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Peerless Penny (segment "The Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Alexander Asro
Sasha (segment "The Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Sasha (segment "The Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Clyde Beatty
Self (segment "Abbott and Costello") (archive footage) Self (segment "Abbott and Costello") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Noah Beery
Uncle Pete (segment "Clancy Street Boys") (archive footage) Uncle Pete (segment "Clancy Street Boys") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bonnie Bonnell
Bonnie (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Bonnie (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Betty Mae Crane
Talking Titles (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Talking Titles (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Beverly Crane
Talking Titles (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Talking Titles (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Vernon Dent
Hassan Ben Sober (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Hassan Ben Sober (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Douglass Dumbrille
Mr. Grover (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Mr. Grover (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Margaret Dumont
Mrs. Claypool / Mrs. Dukesbury / Martha Phelps (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Mrs. Claypool / Mrs. Dukesbury / Martha Phelps (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Cliff Dunstan
Joseph Gribble (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Joseph Gribble (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Fritz Feld
Dr. Fernando F. Fordyce (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage) Dr. Fernando F. Fordyce (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage)   See fewer
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John Garfield
Johnnie / Jack (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage) Johnnie / Jack (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Anita Garvin
Mrs. Laurel (segment "Laurel and Hardy") (archive footage) Mrs. Laurel (segment "Laurel and Hardy") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Betsy Gay
Eccentric Girl (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Eccentric Girl (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Percy Helton
Warden B.W. Oswald (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage) Warden B.W. Oswald (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Doris Houck
Former Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Former Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Olin Howland
Lawyer (segment "Olsen and Johnson") (archive footage) Lawyer (segment "Olsen and Johnson") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bert Hunn
Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage) Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Virginia Hunter
Former Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Former Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gloria Hurst
Hula Girl (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Hula Girl (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bud Jamison
Defense Attorney (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Defense Attorney (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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George Jeske
Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage) Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Allan Jones
Ricardo (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Ricardo (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Eddie Kane
Detective Kane (segment "Laurel and Hardy") (archive footage) Detective Kane (segment "Laurel and Hardy") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Danny Kaye
Self (segment "Hope and Crosby") (archive footage) Self (segment "Hope and Crosby") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Isabelle Keith
Mrs. Hardy (segment "Laurel and Hardy") (archive footage) Mrs. Hardy (segment "Laurel and Hardy") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Patsy Kelly
Kitty (segment "The Ritz Brothers") (archive footage) Kitty (segment "The Ritz Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Edgar Kennedy
Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage) Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Margaret Kerry
Receptionist (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Receptionist (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Walter Woolf King
Beecher (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Beecher (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Dorothy Lee
Poppy (segment "Wheeler and Woolsey") (archive footage) Poppy (segment "Wheeler and Woolsey") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Henry 'Spike' Lee
Spike (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Spike (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Edward LeSaint
Judge (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Judge (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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George J. Lewis
Ginna Rumma (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Ginna Rumma (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Alyn Lockwood
Ex Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Ex Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bela Lugosi
Emil (segment "Ghosts On The Loose") (archive footage) Emil (segment "Ghosts On The Loose") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Donald MacBride
Gregory Wagner (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Gregory Wagner (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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June MacCloy
Lulubelle (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Lulubelle (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gloria Mackey
Eccentric Girl (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Eccentric Girl (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Barton MacLane
Captain Jenkins (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage) Captain Jenkins (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Judy Malcolm
Ex Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Ex Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Hank Mann
Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage) Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Charles Middleton
Legion Commandment (segment "Laurel and Hardy") (archive footage) Legion Commandment (segment "Laurel and Hardy") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Rube Miller
Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage) Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Polly Moran
Norma Shearer's Maid (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Norma Shearer's Maid (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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James C. Morton
Court Clerk (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Court Clerk (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mabel Normand
Mabel (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage) Mabel (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Virginia O'Brien
Kitty (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Kitty (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Robert Emmett O'Connor
Henderson (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Henderson (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Doris Oelze
Imogene (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Imogene (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bennett Parker
Whitcomb (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Whitcomb (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Rosemary Portia
Margie (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage) Margie (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Roger Pryor
Joe Reagan (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage) Joe Reagan (segment "East Side Kids") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Andy Samuel
Cooty Martin (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Cooty Martin (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Nancy Saunders
Ex Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Ex Girlfriend (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Fritz Schade
Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage) Keystone Kop (segment "The Keystone Kops") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Harry Semels
District Attorney (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) District Attorney (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ronald Sinclair
J. Douglas Williamson (segment "They Made Me A Criminal") (archive footage) J. Douglas Williamson (segment "They Made Me A Criminal") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Harold Switzer
Harold (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Harold (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ben Taggart
Mr. Lee (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage) Mr. Lee (segment "Marx Brothers") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ben Turpin
Ben (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage) Ben (segment "The Three Stooges") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Laura June Williams
Hula Girl (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage) Hula Girl (segment "Our Gang") (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ed Wynn
Self - Three Stooges segment (archive footage) Self - Three Stooges segment (archive footage)   See fewer
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