Comedy – 1930 To 1980 – 50 Years Of Comedy At The Movies – Mae West & W C Fields & Burns + Allen

DOG COMMENTARY:  This 1979 NBC comedy special with Walter Matthau hosting 50 Years of Comedy in the Movies is wonderful stuff….with tremendous footage of America’s 1st lady of comedy and the silver scree, Mae West….along with her movie sidekick/co-star and comedic legend, W C Fields….with outstanding footage of the legendary comedy team of George Burns and Gracie…

Comedy – Special – Those Fabulous Clowns – Charlie Chaplin & W C Fields & Laurel and Hardy

DOG COMMENTARY: This NBC comedy special was hosted by actor Richard Kiley takes a special look at the greatest clowns to ever grace a stage, film or television screen….and this clip is certainly evidence of that statement…..for these clowns were all “healers of the human spirit” ….as every year on May 31st….clowns from all over…

Comedy – Special – Those Fabulous Clowns – Chaplin & Fields & Abbott N Costello & Keeton et al

DOG ASIDE: Every now an then as I am clawing my way through the 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music video library that I am posting to this site….I run across something that is really special….like this program titled Those Fabulous Clowns….which was hosted by Richard Kiley….is one of those hidden treasures. As Kiley…

Comedy At The Movies – W C Fields and Mae West imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: 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. Known for her bawdy double entendres….West made a name for herself in vaudeville and on the stage in New York City before moving to Hollywood to become…

Walter Matthau Hosts Comedy In The Movies With Mae West And WC Fields

DOG ASIDE: Comedic Actor Walter Matthau hosts as salute to comedy in the movies…..with this video showing the comedy and magic that Mae West and W C Fields brought to the silver screen. West and Fields were incomparable in the annals of cinema as a female and male comedic team….as this video so aptly show…