208 relations: A Christmas Carol, A. Edward Sutherland, Al Hirschfeld, Alice in Wonderland (1933 film), Alison Skipworth, Ally Sloper, American Civil War, Andrew Bergman, Andrew L. Stone, Anthology film, Anthony Quinn, Arthur Ripley, Associated Press, Baby LeRoy, Biography (TV series), Bleeding, Bogle, Bosley Crowther, Broadway theatre, Buster Keaton, Card sharp, Carlotta Monti, Cecil B. DeMille, Charles Dickens, Charlie Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Cigar box (juggling), Citizen Kane, Clyde Bruckman, Confidence trick, Corey Ford, D. W. Griffith, Darby, Pennsylvania, David Copperfield (1935 film), David Robinson (film critic), Delirium tremens, Dodd, Mead and Company, Double entendre, E. Mason Hopper, Ebenezer Scrooge, Ed Wynn, Eddie Cantor, Edgar Bergen, Edward F. Cline, Egotism, Elise Cavanna, Erle C. Kenton, Everyman, Fibber McGee and Molly, Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., ..., Follow the Boys, Fools for Luck, Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Frank Capra, Franklin Pangborn, Fred C. Newmeyer, Frito Bandito, Frito-Lay, G. W. Pabst, Gangsters (TV series), Gene Fowler, George Cukor, George Marshall (director), Gerald Mast, Gigglesnort Hotel, Glendale, California, Gloria Jean, Grady Sutton, Gregory La Cava, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, HBO, Her Majesty, Love, His Lordship's Dilemma, Hobo, Hollywood on Parade, Homer, Homophone, Humpty Dumpty, If I Had a Million, International House (1933 film), Internet Archive, It's a Gift, It's a Wonderful Life, It's the Old Army Game, James Curtis (biographer), Janice Meredith, Jeeves, John Barrymore, John Waters (director born 1893), Judy Garland, Juggling, Julien Duvivier, Katherine DeMille, Kathleen Howard, La Ballade des Dalton, Larceny, Leo McCarey, Leo Rosten, Leon Errol, Leonard Maltin, Les Paul, Lost film, Louise Brooks, Mack Sennett, Mae West, Mahātmā, Man on the Flying Trapeze, Margaret Dumont, Mark Twain, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Million Dollar Legs (1932 film), Misanthropy, Mississippi (film), Mitchell Leisen, Motion Picture Magazine, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934 film), My Little Chickadee, Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, New Amsterdam Theatre, Norman Taurog, Norman Z. McLeod, Orson Welles, Otis Ferguson, Otto Soglow, Ovid, Pandora's Box (1929 film), Paramount Pictures, Pasadena, California, Penelope Gilliatt, Persona, Peter Sellers, Phil Silvers, Philip Martin (screenwriter), Playboy, Pool (cue sports), Pool Sharks, Poppy (1923 musical), Poppy (1936 film), Protestantism, Raymond Durgnat, Rich Little, Rich Little's Christmas Carol, RKO Pictures, Robert Lewis Taylor, Rod Steiger, Running Wild (1927 film), S. Sylvan Simon, Sally of the Sawdust, Sarah Bernhardt, Scott MacGillivray, Sensations of 1945, Sheffield, Shemp Howard, Simon Louvish, Six of a Kind, So's Your Old Man, Song of the Open Road, Strawbridge's, Tales of Manhattan, Tales of the Wizard of Oz, Tammany Young, Tex Avery, That Royle Girl, The ABC Comedy Hour, The Bank Dick, The Barber Shop, The Big Broadcast of 1938, The Dentist (1932 film), The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933 film), The Flintstones, The Golf Specialist, The Magnificent Ambersons (film), The New York Times, The Old Fashioned Way (film), The Pharmacist (1933 film), The Pickwick Papers, The Potters (film), The Rocketeer (film), The Wizard of Id, The Wizard of Oz (1939 film), Thomas Mitchell (actor), Tillie and Gus, Tillie's Punctured Romance (1928 film), Trick shot, Two Flaming Youths, United States Postal Service, Universal Studios, Vacuum flask, Variety Obituaries, Vaudeville, W.C. Fields and Me, Walter Kerr, Warner Bros., Wilkins Micawber, Will Fowler, William Beaudine, William Dieterle, William K. Everson, William Shakespeare, Wolf-whistling, Woody Allen, You Can't Cheat an Honest Man, You're Telling Me!, Ziegfeld Follies, 1933 Long Beach earthquake, 20th Century Fox, 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry. Expand index (158 more) » « Shrink index
A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843.
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A. Edward Sutherland aka Eddie Sutherland (January 5, 1895 – December 31, 1973) was a film director and actor.
Albert "Al" Hirschfeld (June 21, 1903 – January 20, 2003) was an American caricaturist best known for his black and white portraits of celebrities and Broadway stars.
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Alice in Wonderland is a 1933 American Pre-Code film version of the famous Alice novels of Lewis Carroll.
Alison Skipworth (25 July 1863 – 5 July 1952) was an English stage and screen actress.
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Alexander "Ally" Sloper is one of the earliest fictional comic strip characters.
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The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.
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Andrew Bergman (20 February 1945) is an American screenwriter, film director, and novelist.
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Andrew L. Stone (July 16, 1902, Oakland, California – June 9, 1999, Los Angeles, California) was an American screenwriter, director, and producer.
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An anthology film (also known as an omnibus film, package film, or portmanteau film) is a feature film consisting of several different short films, often tied together by only a single theme, premise, or brief interlocking event (often a turning point).
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Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican-born American actor, painter and writer.
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Arthur DeWitt Ripley (January 12, 1897 – February 13, 1961) was an American film screenwriter, editor, producer and director.
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The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City.
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Baby LeRoy (12 May 1932 – 28 July 2001) was a child actor who appeared in films in the 1930s.
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Biography is a documentary television series that had three original runs, twice on CBS and the current one on A&E, The Biography Channel and then FYI.
Bleeding, technically known as hemorrhaging or haemorrhaging (see American and British spelling differences), is blood escaping from the circulatory system.
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A bogle, boggle or bogill is a British (particularly NorthumbrianRambles in Northumberland, and on the Scottish border... by William Andrew Chatto, Chapman and Hall, 1835 and Scots) term for a ghost or folkloric being,The local historian's table book, of remarkable occurrences, historical facts, traditions, legendary and descriptive ballads connected with the counties of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland and Durham. by Moses Aaron Richardson, M. A. Richardson, 1843 used for a variety of related folkloric creatures including Shellycoats,Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott, Sr.
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Bosley Crowther (July 13, 1905 – March 7, 1981) was an American journalist and author who was film critic for The New York Times for 27 years.
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Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
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Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, filmmaker, stunt performer, and writer.
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A card sharp (also spelled cardsharp, card shark or cardshark) is a person who uses skill and/or deception to win at poker or other card games.
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Carlotta Monti (January 20, 1907 – December 8, 1993) was an American film actress, who was W.C. Fields' companion in his last years.
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Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American filmmaker.
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Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
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Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era.
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Chester Cooper Conklin (January 11, 1886 – October 11, 1971) was an American comedic actor who appeared in over 280 films, about half of them in the silent film era.
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Cigar boxes are rectangular props used in juggling.
Citizen Kane is a 1941 American drama film by Orson Welles, its producer, co-author, director and star.
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Clyde A. Bruckman (September 20, 1894January 4, 1955) was an American writer and director of comedy films during the late silent era as well as the early sound era of cinema.
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A confidence trick (synonyms include confidence game, confidence scheme, scam and stratagem) is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their confidence, used in the classical sense of trust.
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Corey Ford (April 29, 1902 – July 27, 1969) was an American humorist, author, outdoorsman, and screenwriter.
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David Llewelyn Wark "D.
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Darby is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, along Darby Creek southwest of downtown Philadelphia.
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David Copperfield is a 1935 American film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer based upon the Charles Dickens novel ''The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger''.
David Robinson (born 6 August 1930 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire) is a British film critic and author.
Delirium tremens (DTs) is a state of confusion of rapid onset that is usually caused by withdrawal from alcohol.
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Dodd, Mead and Company was one of the pioneer publishing houses of the United States, based in New York City.
A double entendre is a figure of speech or a particular way of wording that is devised to be understood in either of two ways, having a double meaning.
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Ebenezer Scrooge is the focal character of Charles Dickens' 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol.
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Ed Wynn (born Isaiah Edwin Leopold on November 9, 1886 – June 19, 1966) was an American comedian and actor noted for his Perfect Fool comedy character, his pioneering radio show of the 1930s, and his later career as a dramatic actor.
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Eddie Cantor (c. September 21, 1892 – October 10, 1964), born Edward Israel Iskowitz, was an American "illustrated song" performer, comedian, dancer, singer, actor and songwriter.
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Edgar John Bergen (February 16, 1903 – September 30, 1978) was an American actor, comedian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd.
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Edward Francis Cline (November 4, 1891 – May 22, 1961) was a screenwriter, actor, writer and director best known for his work with comedians W.C. Fields and Buster Keaton.
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Egotism is the drive to maintain and enhance favorable views of oneself, and generally features an inflated opinion of one's personal features and importance.
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Elise Cavanna (January 30, 1902 – May 12, 1963) was an American film actress, stage comedian, dancer, and artist.
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Erle C. Kenton (August 1, 1896 – January 28, 1980) was an American film director.
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In literature and drama, the term everyman has come to mean an ordinary individual, with whom the audience or reader is supposed to be able to identify easily, and who is often placed in extraordinary circumstances.
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Fibber McGee and Molly was an American radio comedy series that maintained its popularity over decades.
Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. (March 21, 1867 - July 22, 1932), popularly known as "Flo" Ziegfeld, was an American Broadway impresario, notable for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies (1907–1931), inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris.
Follow the Boys (1944), also known as Three Cheers for the Boys, is a musical film made by Universal Pictures as an all-star cast morale booster to entertain the troops abroad and the civilians at home.
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Fools for Luck is a 1928 American silent comedy film directed by Charles Reisner and written by Harry Fried, George Marion Jr., Sam Mintz, and J. Walter Ruben.
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Forest Lawn Memorial Park is a privately owned cemetery in Glendale, California.
Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897September 3, 1991) was an Italian-American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s.
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Franklin Pangborn (January 23, 1889 – July 20, 1958) was an American comedic character actor.
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Fred R. Newmeyer (August 9, 1888 – April 24, 1967) was an American actor, film director and film producer.
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The Frito Bandito was the cartoon mascot for Fritos corn chips from 1967 to 1971.
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Frito-Lay, Inc. is the division of PepsiCo that manufactures, markets and sells corn chips, potato chips and other snack foods.
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Georg Wilhelm Pabst (25 August 1885 – 29 May 1967), known professionally as G. W. Pabst, was an Austrian theatre and film director.
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Gangsters is a British television series made by the BBC and shown from 1975 to 1978.
Gene Fowler (born Eugene Devlan) (March 8, 1890 – July 2, 1960) was an American journalist, author and dramatist.
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George Dewey Cukor (July 7, 1899 – January 24, 1983) was an American film director.
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George E. Marshall (December 29, 1891 – February 17, 1975) was an American actor, screenwriter, producer, film and television director, active through the first six decades of movie history.
Gerald Mast (May 13, 1940 – September 1, 1988) was an author, film historian, and member of the University of Chicago faculty.
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Gigglesnort Hotel is a syndicated children's television program which aired starting in 1975 and ran for 78 episodes, until about 1978.
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Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Gloria Jean (born April 14, 1926) is an American actress and singer who starred or co-starred in 26 feature films between 1939 and 1959, as well as making numerous radio, television, stage, and nightclub appearances.
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Grady Harwell Sutton (April 5, 1906 – September 17, 1995) was an American film and television actor from the 1920s to the 1970s.
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Gregory La Cava (March 10, 1892 – March 1, 1952) was an American film director best known for his films of the 1930s, including My Man Godfrey and Stage Door, which earned him nominations for Academy Award for Best Director.
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Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian and film and television star.
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Arthur "Harpo" Marx (born Adolph Marx; November 23, 1888 – September 28, 1964) was an American comedian, film star, mime artist and musician, and the second-oldest of the Marx Brothers.
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HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by Home Box Office Inc., an operating subsidiary of Time Warner.
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Her Majesty, Love is a 1931 talking film directed by William Dieterle for First National Pictures and stars Broadway star Marilyn Miller and Ben Lyon.
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His Lordship's Dilemma is a 1915 silent short comedy film produced by the Gaumont Film Company and distributed by the Mutual Film Corporation.
A hobo is a migratory worker or homeless vagabond—especially one who is penniless.
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Hollywood on Parade (1932 - 1934) is a series of short subjects released by Paramount Pictures.
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Homer (Ὅμηρος, Hómēros) is best known as the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning, and may differ in spelling.
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Humpty Dumpty is a character in an English nursery rhyme, probably originally a riddle and one of the best known in the English-speaking world.
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If I Had a Million is a 1932 American Pre-Code Paramount Studios anthology film.
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International House is a 1933 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by A. Edward Sutherland and starring W.C. Fields.
The Internet Archive is a San Francisco-based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge".
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It's a Gift is a 1934 comedy film starring W. C. Fields, considered by film historians to be one of Fields' best and funniest films.
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It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story "The Greatest Gift", which Philip Van Doren Stern wrote in 1939 and published privately in 1945.
It's the Old Army Game (1926) is a silent film comedy starring W. C. Fields and Louise Brooks.
James Curtis is an American biographer.
Janice Meredith, also known as The Beautiful Rebel, is a silent film released in 1924 that is based on the book and play of the same name written by Paul Leicester Ford and Edward Everett Rose.
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Reginald Jeeves is a fictional character in a series of humorous short stories and novels by P. G. Wodehouse (1881–1975), being the highly-competent valet of a wealthy and idle young Londoner named Bertie Wooster.
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John Barrymore (born John Sidney Blyth; February 14 or 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942) was an American actor on stage, screen and radio.
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John Waters (October 31, 1893 – May 5, 1965) was an American film director, second unit director and earlier an assistant director whose career began in the early days of silent film and culminated in two consecutive Academy Award nominations in the newly instituted category of Best Assistant Director, with the second nomination, for MGM's Viva Villa!, winning him an Oscar statuette at the 7th Academy Awards on February 27, 1935.
Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American singer, actress and vaudevillian.
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Juggling is a physical skill, performed by a juggler, involving the manipulation of objects for recreation, entertainment, art, or sport.
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Julien Duvivier (8 October 1896, Lille – 29 October 1967, Paris) was a French film director.
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Katherine DeMille (June 29, 1911 – April 27, 1995) was a Canadian-born American film actress.
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Kathleen Howard (July 27, 1884 - April 15, 1956) was a a Canadian-born American opera singer magazine editor and character actress from the mid-1930s through the 1940s.
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La Ballade des Dalton is a 1978 French animated film written and directed by René Goscinny, Morris, Henri Gruel and Pierre Watrin starring the comic book character Lucky Luke.
Larceny is a crime involving the unlawful taking of the personal property of another person.
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Thomas Leo McCarey (October 3, 1898 – July 5, 1969) was a three-time Academy Award winning American film director, screenwriter and producer.
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Leo Calvin Rosten (April 11, 1908 – February 19, 1997) was an American humorist in the fields of scriptwriting, storywriting, journalism and Yiddish lexicography.
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Leon Errol (July 3, 1881 - October 12, 1951), was an Australian-born American comedian and actor, popular in the first half of the 20th century for his appearances in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in films.
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Leonard Michael Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and historian, author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory narratives.
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Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009), known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor.
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A lost film is a feature or short film that is no longer known to exist in any studio archives, private collections, or public archives such as the Library of Congress.
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Louise Brooks (November 14, 1906 – August 8, 1985), born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut.
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Mack Sennett (January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-born American director and actor and was known as the innovator of slapstick comedy in film.
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Mary Jane "Mae" West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades.
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Mahatma (Mə-HÄT-mə) is Sanskrit for "Great Soul" (महात्मा mahātmā: महा mahā (great) + आत्मं or आत्मन ātman). It is similar in usage to the modern Christian term saint.
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Man on the Flying Trapeze is a 1935 comedy film starring W. C. Fields as a henpecked husband.
Margaret Dumont (October 20, 1882 – March 6, 1965) was an American stage and film actress.
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist.
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (abbreviated MGM, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, or simply Metro) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
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Million Dollar Legs is a 1932 American Pre-Code comedy film starring Jack Oakie and W. C. Fields, directed by Edward F. Cline, produced by Herman J. Mankiewicz (co-writer of Citizen Kane) and B. P. Schulberg, co-written by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and released by Paramount Pictures.
Misanthropy is the general hatred, distrust or disdain of the human species or human nature.
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Mississippi is a 1935 musical comedy film directed by A. Edward Sutherland and starring Bing Crosby, W. C. Fields, and Joan Bennett.
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Mitchell Leisen (October 6, 1898 – October 28, 1972) was an American director, art director, and costume designer.
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Motion Picture was an American monthly fan magazine about film, published from 1911 to 1977.
My Little Chickadee is a 1940 American comedy-western film starring Mae West and W.C. Fields, with Joseph Calleia, Ruth Donnelly, Margaret Hamilton, Donald Meek, Willard Robertson, Dick Foran, William B. Davidson, and Addison Richards.
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Never Give a Sucker an Even Break is a 1941 Universal Pictures comedy film starring W. C. Fields.
The New Amsterdam Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 214 West 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues in the Theater District of Manhattan, New York City, off of Times Square.
Norman Rae Taurog (February 23, 1899 – April 7, 1981) was an American film director and screenwriter.
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Norman Zenos McLeod (September 20, 1898 – January 27, 1964) was an American film director, cartoonist and writer.
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George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985), known professionally as Orson Welles, was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film.
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Otis Ferguson (1907–1943) was an American writer best remembered for his music and film reviews in The New Republic in the 1930s.
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Otto Soglow (December 23, 1900 – April 3, 1975) was an American cartoonist best known for his comic strip The Little King.
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Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus.
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Pandora's Box (Die Büchse der Pandora) is a 1929 German silent melodrama film based on Frank Wedekind's plays Erdgeist (Earth Spirit, 1895) and Die Büchse der Pandora (1904).
Paramount Pictures Corporation (commonly known as Paramount Studios or simply Paramount, and formerly known as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) is a film studio, television production company and motion picture distributor, consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood.
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Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Penelope Gilliatt (née Penelope Ann Douglass Conner; 25 March 1932 – 9 May 1993) was an English novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and film critic.
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A persona (plural personae or personas), in the word's everyday usage, is a social role or a character played by an actor.
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Peter Sellers, (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was a British film actor, comedian and singer.
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Phil Silvers (May 11, 1911 – November 1, 1985) was an American entertainer and comedy actor, known as "The King of Chutzpah." He is best known for starring in The Phil Silvers Show, a 1950s sitcom set on a U.S. Army post in which he played Master Sergeant Ernest (Ernie) Bilko.
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Philip Martin (born 1938 in Liverpool) is an English television screenwriter.
Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
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Pool, also more formally known as pocket billiards (mostly in North America) or pool billiards "Pool billiards" is sometimes hyphenated and/or spelled with a singular "billiard".
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Pool Sharks (also sometimes known as The Pool Shark) is a 1915 silent short film.
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Poppy is a musical comedy in three acts with music by Stephen Jones and Arthur Samuels (additional music by John Egan), and lyrics and book by Dorothy Donnelly, with contributions also from Howard Dietz, W. C. Fields and Irving Caesar.
Poppy is a 1936 comedy film starring W. C. Fields and Rochelle Hudson.
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Protestantism is a form of Christian faith and practice which originated with the Protestant Reformation, a movement against what its followers considered to be errors in the Roman Catholic Church.
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Raymond Durgnat (1 September 1932 – 19 May 2002) was a British film critic, who was born in London of Swiss parents.
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Richard Caruthers "Rich" Little (born November 26, 1938) is a Canadian impressionist and voice actor, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices" by voice actor Mel Blanc.
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Rich Little's Christmas Carol is a TV special that premiered on Home Box Office (HBO) on December 16, 1979.
RKO (Radio-Keith-Orpheum) Pictures is an American film production and distribution company.
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Robert Lewis Taylor (September 24, 1912 – September 30, 1998) was an American author and winner of the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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Rodney Stephen "Rod" Steiger (April 14, 1925July 9, 2002) was an American actor, noted for his portrayal of offbeat, often volatile and crazed characters.
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Running Wild (1927) is a silent comedy film featuring W. C. Fields in a film built around his unique talents.
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Sally of the Sawdust (1925) is an American silent comedy film, directed by D. W. Griffith, starring W. C. Fields, and based on the 1923 stage musical Poppy.
Sarah Bernhardt (c. 22/23 October 1844 – 26 March 1923) was a French stage and early film actress.
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Scott MacGillivray (born 1957) is an American non-fiction author specializing in motion picture history.
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Sensations of 1945 is a 1944 American musical-comedy film which was released by United Artists.
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Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
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Shemp Howard (March 11, 1895 – November 22, 1955) was an American actor and comedian.
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Simon Louvish (born April 6 1947, Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scots-born Israeli author, writer and filmmaker.
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Six of a Kind is an American 1934 Pre-Code comedy film directed by Leo McCarey.
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So's Your Old Man is a 1926 silent film comedy film directed by Gregory La Cava and starring W.C. Fields and Alice Joyce.
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Song of the Open Road is a 1944 musical comedy film directed by S. Sylvan Simon, from a screenplay by Irving Phillips and Edward Verdier.
Strawbridge's, formerly Strawbridge & Clothier, was a department store in the northeastern United States, with stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
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Tales of Manhattan is a 1942 American anthology film directed by Julien Duvivier.
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Tales of the Wizard of Oz is a 1961 animated television series, produced by Crawley Films for Videocrafts (later known as Videocraft and ultimately Rankin/Bass).
Tammany Young (September 9, 1886 – April 26, 1936) was an American stage and film actor.
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Frederick Bean "Tex" Avery (February 26, 1908 – August 26, 1980) was an American animator, cartoonist, voice actor and director, known for producing animated cartoons during The Golden Age of Hollywood animation.
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That Royle Girl was a 1925 American silent comedy film directed by D. W. Griffith and released by Paramount Pictures.
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The ABC Comedy Hour is an American television variety series that aired on ABC in 1972.
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The Bank Dick (released as The Bank Detective in the United Kingdom) is a 1940 comedy film.
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The Barber Shop (1933) is a short American Pre-Code comedy film starring W.C. Fields, directed by Arthur Ripley, and produced by Mack Sennett.
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The Big Broadcast of 1938 is a Paramount Pictures film featuring W.C. Fields and Bob Hope.
The Dentist is a 1932 American Pre-Code comedy short, starring W. C. Fields.
The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933) is an American Pre-Code short film starring W. C. Fields, produced by Mack Sennett, and released theatrically by Paramount Pictures.
The Flintstones is an animated, prime-time American television sitcom that was broadcast from September 30, 1960 to April 1, 1966, on ABC.
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The Golf Specialist is a 1930 comedy short subject from RKO Pictures, starring W. C. Fields.
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The Magnificent Ambersons is a 1942 American period drama, the second feature film produced and directed by Orson Welles.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
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The Old Fashioned Way is a 1934 comedy film produced by Paramount Pictures.
The Pharmacist is a 1933 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Arthur Ripley, and starring W. C. Fields.
The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (also known as The Pickwick Papers) is Charles Dickens's first novel.
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The Potters is a lost 1927 silent film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures.
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The Rocketeer is a 1991 American period superhero film from Walt Disney Pictures, produced by Charles Gordon, Lawrence Gordon, and Lloyd Levin, directed by Joe Johnston, and starring Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton, Paul Sorvino and Tiny Ron Taylor.
The Wizard of Id is a daily newspaper comic strip created by American cartoonists Brant Parker and Johnny Hart.
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The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical comedy-drama fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercially successful adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.
Thomas John Mitchell (July 11, 1892 – December 17, 1962) was an American actor.
Tillie and Gus is a 1933 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Francis Martin and writen by Francis Martin and Walter DeLeon.
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Tillie's Punctured Romance is a 1928 circus comedy starring W. C. Fields as a ringmaster and Louise Fazenda as a runaway.
A trick shot (also trickshot or trick-shot) is a shot played on a billiards table (most often a pool table, though snooker tables are also used), which seems unlikely or impossible or requires significant skill.
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Two Flaming Youths is a 1927 American comedy silent film directed by John Waters and written by John W. Conway, Donald Davis, Percy Heath and Herman J. Mankiewicz.
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The United States Postal Service, also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service, often abbreviated as USPS, is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States.
Universal Studios Inc. (also known as Universal Pictures), is an American film studio, owned by Comcast through its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal,Lieberman, David.
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A vacuum flask (also known as a Dewar flask, Dewar bottle or Thermos) is an insulating storage vessel that greatly lengthens the time over which its contents remain hotter or cooler than the flask's surroundings.
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Variety Obituaries is a 15-volume series with facsimile reprints of the full text of every obituary published by the entertainment trade magazine Variety from 1905 to 1994.
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Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.
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W.C. Fields and Me is a 1976 American biographical film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Rod Steiger and Valerie Perrine.
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Walter Francis Kerr (July 8, 1913 – October 9, 1996) was an American writer and Broadway theater critic.
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Wilkins Micawber is a fictional character from Charles Dickens's 1850 novel, David Copperfield.
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Will Fowler (born 1969) is an artist based in Los Angeles.
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William Beaudine (January 15, 1892 – March 18, 1970) was an American film actor and director.
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William Dieterle (July 15, 1893 – December 9, 1972) was a German actor and film director, who worked in Hollywood for much of his career.
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William Keith "Bill" Everson (8 April 1929 – 14 April 1996) was an English-American archivist, author, critic, educator, collector and film historian.
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William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
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Wolf-whistling or finger whistling is a type of whistling in which fingers are inserted in the mouth to produce a louder and more penetrating tone.
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Heywood "Woody" Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg, December 1, 1935) is an American actor, writer, director, comedian and playwright, whose career spans more than 50 years.
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You Can't Cheat an Honest Man is a 1939 American comedy film starring W. C. Fields.
You're Telling Me! is a 1934 American Pre-Code comedy film released by Paramount Pictures, and starring W. C. Fields; this film is a remake of his earlier silent film So's Your Old Man (1926), and both films are adapted from the story Mr.
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The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931, with renewals in 1934 and 1936.
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The 1933 Long Beach earthquake took place on March 10 at with a moment magnitude of 6.4 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (formerly known as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation with hyphen used from its inception until 1985), also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20CFFC, TCF, Fox 2000 Pictures or simply Fox is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American film studios.
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The 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry (originally raised as the 3rd California) was a volunteer infantry regiment which served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.