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The Big Parade of Comedy (1964)

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A compilation of scenes from classic MGM comedies from the silent era up to 1948's "A Southern Yankee." Among the films showcased are "The Thin Man," "A Night at the Opera," "Dinner at ... See full summary »

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Eddie in 'Hold Your Man' (archive footage)
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Ninotchka in 'Ninotchka' (archive footage)
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Actors in 'Go West' (archive footage)
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Ruby in 'Hold Your Man' (archive footage)
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Actor in 'Suzy' (archive footage)
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Haggerty in 'Libeled Lady' (archive footage)
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Stan in 'Hollywood Party' (archive footage)
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Oliver in 'Hollywood Party' (archive footage)
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Nick Charles in 'The Thin Man' (archive footage)
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Nora Charles in 'The Thin Man' (archive footage)
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Julie Hampton in 'Meet the People' (archive footage)
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Aubrey Filmore in 'A Southern Yankee' (archive footage)
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A compilation of scenes from classic MGM comedies from the silent era up to 1948's "A Southern Yankee." Among the films showcased are "The Thin Man," "A Night at the Opera," "Dinner at Eight" and "Bonnie Scotland." Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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9 July 1965 (Portugal)  »

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The opening credits display the main cast and crew members names on wind swept banners passing by the camera, as if in a "big parade." See more »

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Features Movie Pests (1944) See more »

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Ku-Ku
(Dance of the Cuckoos) (uncredited)
(Laurel & Hardy Theme Song)
Music by Marvin Hatley
Tapped out on an anvil by the blacksmith in Bonnie Scotland (1935)
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A funny stroll down memory lane
30 June 1999 | by (Orange County, California) – See all my reviews

Many clips from the silent era through MGM's heyday. The editing could have been tighter--some sequences went on too long and others way too short--but I suspect the filmmakers wanted to make sure they didn't leave out any of the stars. Nevertheless, this is overall a funny stroll down memory lane.


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