Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Rosemary Clooney StandUp Routine + 1953 Movie Excerpt Here Come The Girls

Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress….who came into prominence in the early 1950’s with the song “Come On-a My House”….which was followed by other popular numbers such as “Botch-a-Me”, “Mambo Italiano”, “Tenderly”, “Half as Much”, “Hey There” and “This Ole House”. She also had success as a…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Martha Raye Stand Up Duet + Excerpt From 1939 Movie Never Say Die

Martha Raye (August 27, 1916 – October 19, 1994) was an American comic actress and singer…..who performed in movies, Broadway plays and later starred on television.  She was honored in 1969 at the Academy Awards as the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient for her volunteer efforts and services to the troops.  A talented performer whose career spans the better part…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Martha Hyer Stand Up Routine + Excerpt From 1958 Movie Paris Holiday

In this video excerpt from Bob Hope’s tv special Road To Hollywood….Bob Hope and his guest Martha Hyer reminisce about their time together in the 1958 movie Paris Holiday….as the two perform a typical Bob Hope stand up routine with lots of laughs.  Martha Hyer (August 10, 1924 – May 31, 2014) was an American actress….who is best…

Animation – 1984 – Those Fantastic Funnies – Blondie & Dagwood + Lil Orphan Annie + Pogo + Wee Pals

Blondie (and Dagwood) is an American comic strip created by cartoonist Chic Young. The comic strip is distributed by King Features Syndicate…..and has been published in newspapers since September 8, 1930. The success of the strip….which features the eponymous blonde and her sandwich-loving husband….led to the long-running Blondie film series from 1938 to 1950….and the popular Blondie radio program from 1939 to 1950. Little Orphan Annie is a daily…

Diving – 1983 – Special – Highlights Of World Cannonball & World Belly Flop Championships

A Cannonball, also referred to as a Bomb, is a diving style where the diver hugs their knees and attempts to enter the water with their body shaped as much like a sphere as possible…..with the goal being to create a large splash…..which is known in German as the Arschbombe….the cannonball has been turned into the competitive sport of “Splashdiving”…..whereas, a…

Comedy – 1946 – Scene From Movie Monsieur Beaucaire – With Bob Hope + Reginald Owen + Joan Caulfield

Monsieur Beaucaire is a 1946 comedy film starring Bob Hope as the title character….who was the barber of King Louis XV of France…..which is loosely based on the novel of the same name by Booth Tarkington. It is a remake of the 1924 Rudolph Valentino silent film of the same name Monsieur Beaucaire. King Louis XV of France is invited by his rival King Philip…

Animation – 1984 – Comedy Special – George Carlin Hosts The Universe Of News Sports Put To Animation

George Carlin was surely blessed with the ability to make people laugh….with an uncanny ability to make you think before you laughed…..which was evidence of his true comedic genius…..and it didn’t matter whether he was doing a stand-up routine….or as seen in this video herewith….in his animation of the Universe of New Sports.  We here at…

Animation – 1954 – Cartoon – Wile E Coyote + Road Runner In Anxiety And Ulcers

Road Runner is an American cartoon character who is a speedy, slender, blue and purple bird who continually frustrated the efforts of a coyote (Wile E. Coyote) to catch him….where in a series of animated short films…..the fleet-footed Road Runner races along the highways of the American Southwest….with his legs and feet moving so fast that they…

Animation – 1984 – Comedian George Carlin Provides The Latest News In Animation – Live In Concert

George Carlin is nothing short of “pure comedic genius”……with his incomparable mastery of the English language…..along with his distinct ability to find the humorous side of words and language…..who happens to be a pretty darn good “comedic animator”….as evidence by this video herewith…..where he provides the latest news in animation….and interesting and thought provoking concept in…