Tonight's subject is Harold Lloyd, the silent screen's most financially successful comedian, who talks about how he created the famous 'glasses' character which gradually catapulted him to the top in 1920s Hollywood.
Beloved comedian Lou Costello is the subject, detailing his partnership with Bud Abbott, his unsuccessful start in 1920s Hollywood, and the tragic drowning of Lou's not quite 1 year old son Lou Jr., nicknamed Butch.
Tonight the subject is great silent comedian Buster Keaton, second only to Chaplin in his day, inspired by the forthcoming release of "The Buster Keaton Story," whose star, Donald O'Connor, is among the guests paying tribute.
Ruth Davis, mother of movie star Bette Davis, is paid tribute by family and longtime friends. This episode was done at the suggestion of Bette Davis, who in 1971 was also paid tribute to by the program.
Thelma White, the former vaudeville and B movie star, is paid tribute by friends, family, and associates. The episode also details Ms. White's past battles with health and her current career as a talent agent.
The life of 1920's "Boop-Boop-a-Doop" singer Helen Kane is paid tribute to by family, friends, fans, and associates, and includes stories from her post-fame life battling illness and financial difficulties. Episode includes rare television appearances by songwriters Harry Ruby and Paul Ash, as well as one of Helen Kane's final appearances.