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4 Clowns

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4 Clowns is a 1970 documentary compilation film written and directed by Robert Youngson that studies the golden age of comedy through a compilation of rare silent film footage of the works of Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase and Buster Keaton. [1]

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All Media Network

All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllMovie, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel and Celebified.

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American Film Institute

The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.

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Barbara Kent

Barbara Kent (née Cloutman) (December 16, 1907 – October 13, 2011) was a Canadian-born, North American-based film actress, prominent from the silent film era to the early talkies of the 1920s and 1930s, and a former (1925) Miss Hollywood.

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Bartine Burkett

Bartine Burkett Zane (February 9, 1898 – May 20, 1994) was an American film actress, best recalled for her silent comedies and her late-in-life appearances in sitcoms and TV commercials.

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Billy West

William Richard Werstine (born April 16, 1952), known professionally as Billy West, is an American voice actor, comedian, singer, musician, songwriter and former radio personality who is known for his voice-over work in a number of television series, films, video games and commercials.

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British Film Institute

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.

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Buster Keaton

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Charley Chase

Charley Chase (born Charles Joseph Parrott, October 20, 1893 – June 20, 1940) was an American comedian, actor, screenwriter and film director, best known for his work in Hal Roach short film comedies.

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Constance Talmadge

Constance Alice Talmadge (April 19, 1898 – November 23, 1973) was an American silent movie star born in Brooklyn, New York.

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Documentary film

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.

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Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant is the largest daily newspaper in the U.S. state of Connecticut, and is often recognized as the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.

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IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.

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Jay Jackson

Jesse Greene "Jay" Jackson (November 4, 1918 – August 16, 2005) was an American radio and television quiz show host and announcer.

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Jean Arthur

Jean Arthur (born Gladys Georgianna Greene; October 17, 1900 – June 19, 1991) was an American actress and a film star of the 1930s and 1940s.

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Jean Havez

Jean Constant Havez (December 24, 1869 – February 11, 1925)- Class of 1893 at Johns Hopkins University - was an American writer of novelty songs, vaudeville skits, and silent era comedy films.

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Laurel and Hardy

Laurel and Hardy were a comedy double act during the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema.

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Leonard Maltin

Leonard Michael Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and historian, as well as an author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory narratives.

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List of American films of 1970

This is a list of American films released in 1970.

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List of recurring Orange Is the New Black characters

Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series, created by Jenji Kohan and airing on Netflix.

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Manny Albam

Manny Albam (June 24, 1922 in Samana, Dominican Republic – October 2, 2001 in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, United States) was a jazz baritone saxophone player who eventually became a composer, arranger, producer, and educator.

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Oliver Hardy

Oliver Norvell "Babe" Hardy (born Norvell Hardy; January 18, 1892 – August 7, 1957) was an American comic actor and one half of Laurel and Hardy, the double act that began in the era of silent films and lasted 25 years, from 1927 to 1951.

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Robert Youngson

Robert Youngson (November 27, 1917 – April 8, 1974) was a film producer, director, and screenwriter.

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Ruth Dwyer

Ruth Dwyer (b. April 25, 1958) is a Vermont political figure who was the unsuccessful Republican nominee for Governor in 1998 and 2000.

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Silent film

A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no spoken dialogue).

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Snitz Edwards

Snitz Edwards (born Edward Neumann, 1 January 1868 – 1 May 1937) was a stage and character actor of the early years of the silent film era into the 1930s.

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Stan Laurel

Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson; 16 June 1890 – 23 February 1965) was an English comic actor, writer and film director, who was part of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy.

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T. Roy Barnes


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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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University of California Press

University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.

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Viola Richard

Viola Richard (26 January 1904 – 28 December 1973) was an American actress.

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Windsor Star

The Windsor Star is the regional daily newspaper of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

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20th Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4_Clowns

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