VAUDEVILLE FILM SHORTS: SIX HOURS
VAUDEVILLE FILM SHORTS: SIX HOURS
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Almost six hours of retro vaudeville skits, comedy, music and animal acts proving just why vaudeville died! Thankfully, we have many of these acts caught on camera. This volume includes all three discs from volumes one, two and three including the legendary Smith and Dale (the original "Sunshine Boys") performing some of their classic sketches including "Dr. Kronkheit and his Only Living Patient," Jack Benny, Weber and Fields, Henny Youngman, performing seals, dogs, jugglers, a rare look at Negro vaudeville captured in a 1915 comedy, W.C. Fields re-creates one of his old vaudeville sketches, Sophie Tucker in fine form as the last of the "Red Hot Mamas," Eubie Blake and Nobel Sissel perform ragtime music, high wire acts, Eddie Cantor sketches, cowboys and cowgirls perform some fancy juggling acts, a young Bob Hope in a marriage license sketch, Red Skelton introduces an eccentric quick-change artist, the legendary Nicholas Brothers, The Honey Boys sing a few songs, the incredible Hadji Ali and his regurgitation act, Carl Emmy and his Mad Wags (a dog act), Herb Williams and his collapsing piano, Jack Lane and his trained birds, circus clowns, cyclists, the original Dixieland Jazz Band, exotic dancers, dance trios, acrobatics, MAIL CALL (1944) with Dorothy Lamour, Don Wilson and Abbott and Costello, HOLLYWOOD CANTEEN with Eddie Cantor, Hedy Lamarr, Red Skelton and Dinah SHore, Dooley Wilson sings for G.I. WEEKLY, Danny Kaye entertains troops, COMMAND PERFORMANCE (1945) with Bob Hope, Betty Hutton (singing "Murder He Says"), Lana Turner, Judy Garland, JUBILEE with Eddie "Rochester" Anderson and Lena Horne, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson in LET'S SCUFFLE (1941), Cootie Williams and his Hot Trumpet Orchestra perform, the LIME Trio in an amusing "Golliwog" rag doll skit, Jack Pepper and his Society Kids, Buster Shaver with Oliver and George, the singing acrobatic midgets, The Jolly Bakers mold clay into fascinating faces, radio performers Jack and Loretta Clemens, Zeb carver and his Cousins (a hillbilly novelty jug band) and many more!

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