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Robert Youngson (1917–1974)

Robert Youngson was born on November 27, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for The Golden Age of Comedy (1957), Laurel and Hardy's Laughing 20's (1965) and Days of Thrills and Laughter (1961). He was married to Jeanne Youngson. He died on April 8, 1974 in New York City. See full bio »

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 1970 4 Clowns
 1967 The Further Perils of Laurel and Hardy (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1964 The Big Parade of Comedy (Documentary)
 1961 Days of Thrills and Laughter (Documentary)
 1960 When Comedy Was King (Documentary)
 1957 The Golden Age of Comedy (Documentary)
 1956 Faster & Faster (Documentary short)
 1956 Animals and Kids (Short)
 1956 Through the Camera's Eye (Documentary short)
 1956 I Never Forget a Face (Short documentary) (uncredited)
 1956 The Picture Parade (Documentary short)
 1955 It Happened to You (Documentary short)
 1955 An Adventure to Remember (Documentary short)
 1955 Gadgets Galore (Short)
 1955 Some of the Greatest (Short)
 1955 Fire, Wind and Flood (Documentary short)
 1955 Those Exciting Days (Documentary short)
 1954 A Bit of the Best (Documentary short)
 1954 This Mechanical Age (Documentary short)
 1954 This Was Yesterday (Documentary short)
 1954 When Sports Were King (Documentary short)
 1954 Thrills from the Past (Documentary short)
 1954 This Wonderful World (Documentary short)
 1954 I Remember When (Documentary short)
 1954 They Were Champions (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1953 Magic Movie Moments (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1953 Say It with Spills (Documentary short)
 1953 Looking at Life (Documentary short)
 1953 Head Over Heels (Documentary short)
 1953 No Adults Allowed (Short)
 1952 Too Much Speed (Documentary short)
 1952 Daredevil Days (Documentary short)
 1952 Animals Have All the Fun (Short)
 1951 Lighter Than Air (Documentary short)
 1951 Disaster Fighters (Documentary short)
 1951 World of Kids (Short documentary)
 1951 Horsehide Heroes (Documentary short)
 1950 Blaze Busters (Short documentary)
 1950 A Cavalcade of Girls (Documentary short)
 1950 Fifty Years Before Your Eyes (Documentary) (as Robert G. Youngson)
 1950 Shoot the Basket (Documentary short)
 1949 A-Speed on the Deep (Documentary short)
 1949 Pigskin Passes (Documentary short)
 1949 Spills and Chills (Documentary short)
 1949 They're Off (Documentary short)
 1949 Batter Up (Short)
 1949 The Swim Parade (Documentary short)
 1948 Ski Devils (Documentary short)
 1948 Roaring Wheels (Documentary short)
 1948 Football Magic (Documentary short)
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Alternate Names:

Robert G. Youngson

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He graduated from New York University, and received a master's degree from the Graduate School of Business Administration at Harvard University.

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