Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie 1982) Poster


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Your Show of Shows (1950) (TV Series)
The television show is mentioned by co-host Dom Deluise.
The Exorcist (1973)
Steve Martin's head turns as did Regan's.
Jaws (1975)
John Williams' score is used comically.


A Noise from the Deep (1913) (Short)
Normand throws pie at Fatty Arbuckle.
Fatty Joins the Force (1913) (Short)
Kids put pie in Fatty's face
Making a Living (1914) (Short)
Chaplin debuts as non-Tramp villain
His Trysting Place (1914) (Short)
The "luncheonette battle" scene is shown.
His New Job (1915) (Short)
Scene with Ben Turpin and Chaplin
The Adventurer (1917) (Short)
Charlie Chaplin takes advantage of a sliding door to escape the clutches of the law
The Kid (1921)
Chaplin with Coogan
Cops (1922) (Short)
Keaton on horse wagon
Safety Last! (1923)
Close-up of Harold Lloyd hanging from clock
The Hollywood Kid (1924) (Short)
Mack Sennett as himself
Seven Chances (1925)
Boulders roll down hill sight gag
The Gold Rush (1925)
Chaplin and Swain eat shoe
The Circus (1928)
Chaplin imitates mechanical man
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
Hurricane sequence
The Cocoanuts (1929)
Harpo chases Kay Frances in lobby of hotel
Animal Crackers (1930)
"One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas" scene.
Soup to Nuts (1930)
Ted Healy interacts with the Three Stooges
Another Fine Mess (1930) (Short)
Clip is shown of Laurel and Hardy in a sight gag with their body parts twisted
Laughing Gravy (1930) (Short)
Stan and Ollie in room wuth washtub
County Hospital (1932) (Short)
Ollie is a patient in a hospital bed. Stanley is there. Hilarity ensues.
Horse Feathers (1932)
Professor Wagstaff (Groucho Marx) addresses the class.
Hot Saturday (1932)
Romantic scene with Nancy Carroll and Grant
Night After Night (1932)
"goodness had nothing to do with it"
The Dentist (1932) (Short)
W.C. Fields is talking to a woman about a dog that bit her
Towed in a Hole (1932) (Short)
Ollie falling when mast he's painting collaoses
She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Comedic romantic banter between Grant and West
The Barber Shop (1933) (Short)
Shaving and sauna scenes
I'm No Angel (1933)
Comedic romantic banter between West and Grant
Busy Bodies (1933) (Short)
Dive to work / Ollie stops leak with nail
Tillie and Gus (1933)
Scene with Fields and Skipworth
Duck Soup (1933)
"Will you marry me? Did he leave you any money? Answer the second question first."
Six of a Kind (1934)
Scene with Young and Fields with pool table
It Happened One Night (1934)
Claudette Colbert demonstrates to Clark Gable how easy it is to get a car to stop for them.
Kiss and Make-Up (1934)
Cary Grant sings "Love Divided by Two"
The Old Fashioned Way (1934)
Fields kicks Baby LeRoy
Belle of the Nineties (1934)
West bantering with John Miljan.
It's a Gift (1934)
Breakfast table scene
Goin' to Town (1935)
West wuth Grant Withers
A Night at the Opera (1935)
Margaret DuMont pages Otis B. Driftwood, and the crowded stateroom scene is shown.
Sylvia Scarlett (1935)
A clip of the film featuring Grant and Hepburn is shown.
Modern Times (1936)
Charlie Chaplin is shown going through the cogs of machinery
The Bohemian Girl (1936)
Freakish bodies of L&H in final scene. As Oliver Hardy tells Stan "Well, Here's Another Nice Mess You've Gotten Me Into!" and Stan whines
Suzy (1936)
Romantic scene with Harlow and Grant
Wedding Present (1936)
Grant and Brophy with makeshift catapult
The Awful Truth (1937)
A piano lid falls Cary Grant's hand.
A Damsel in Distress (1937)
Gracie Allen garbles a phone message for George Burns.
Every Day's a Holiday (1937)
West with Edmund Lowe
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn deal with the embarrassment of her torn dress.
Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)
Rooney claooing for Garland's singing
You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson shown with a raven on his shoulder
Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)
Hall and Gorcey in auditorium
At the Circus (1939)
Groucho with midget
His Girl Friday (1940)
Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell quibble about being married and working together
My Little Chickadee (1940)
W.C. Fields and Mae West are seen on train
My Favorite Wife (1940)
Short clip of Irene Dunne
One Night in the Tropics (1940)
Abbott and Costello's 'Two Tens for a Five' skit is shown, as well as "Who's on First" sketch.
The Bank Dick (1940)
Fields with wife and mother-in-law
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn fall into a pool
The Lady Eve (1941)
Charles (Henry Fonda) trips and falls pulling down a curtain
Keep 'Em Flying (1941)
Abbott and Costello scene in plane
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)
Costello in cowboy hat
Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)
Bob Hope tells Willam Bendix his wife is honest
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)
Oliver Hardy uses Stan Laurel as a gong.
Pardon My Sarong (1942)
Abbott an Costello in Polynesian garb
Hit the Ice (1943)
Abbott and Costello as photographers
Crazy House (1943)
Sherlock Holmes awaits the arrival of Olsen and Johnson.
Never a Dull Moment (1943)
Ritz Brothers ridicule Pangborn's walk
Bathing Beauty (1944)
Red Skelton is in a ballerina's tutu.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Cary Grant reacts to a dead body in the window seat.
Leave It to Blondie (1945)
Dagwood bowls over mailman Eddie Acuff.
Road to Rio (1947)
Scene with Crosby and Hope
The Fuller Brush Man (1948)
Red (Red Skelton) tangles with a car's window wiper
The Pirate (1948)
Judy Garland and Gene Kelly dancing in "Be a Clown" number.
A Southern Yankee (1948)
Red Skelton is chased downhill by a farm machine.
Adam's Rib (1949)
Clips of the film featuring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy are shown.
The Inspector General (1949)
Slezak intoduces head of Danny Kaye
Francis (1950)
Donald O'Connor is driving and singing while mule sings along.
Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950)
Ma and Pa Kettle are in a cab awed by the big city.
Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)
Ronald Reagan chides his monkey, Bonzo.
Sailor Beware (1952)
Al (Dean Martin) gets Melvin (Jerry Lewis) ready for a boxing match.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
The "Make 'em Laugh" song number is shown.
Monkey Business (1952)
Scenes with Grant, Rogers, Monroe, and Coburn
Road to Bali (1952)
A clip of the film featuring Hope and Crosby in a dance routine is shown.
It Should Happen to You (1954)
Jack Lemmon and Judy Holliday squabble.
Three for the Show (1955)
Jack Lemmon sings with Betty Grable.
Mister Roberts (1955)
Jack Lemmon throwing palm tree overboard.
To Catch a Thief (1955)
Scene with Kelly kissing Grant
The Court Jester (1955)
The "the vessel with the pestle" scene is shown.
The Pride and the Passion (1957)
Scene with Loren and Grant near castle.
Houseboat (1958)
Cary Grant and Sophia Loren kissing
The Geisha Boy (1958)
Jerry Lewis holding a rabbit, eating a carrot and saying "That's all folks!"
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Ending scene is shown with Joe E. Brown and Jack Lemmon
The Mouse That Roared (1959)
Sellers as Queen
The Apartment (1960)
Jack Lemmon tossing back a drink and holding his neck in pain
That Touch of Mink (1962)
Cary Grant kisses Doris Day
The Road to Hong Kong (1962)
A clip of the film featuring Crosby and Hope is shown.
Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
Jimmy Durante claims no knowledge of the huge elephant standing behind him.
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Jack Lemmon making a face behind Lee Remick
Irma la Douce (1963)
Jack Lemmon as a gendarme on a French street.
The Thrill of It All (1963)
James Garner drives a car into Doris Day's swimming pool
Charade (1963)
Cary Grant sitting behind a desk making faces at Audrey Hepburn
The Pink Panther (1963)
Inspector Clouseau identifies himself.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Dr. Strangelove is in a wheelchair and his arm keeps popping up in a Nazi salute.
The World of Henry Orient (1964)
Sellers playing piano
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
Molly Brown (Debbie Reynolds) dancing wildly.
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Inspector Clouseau exits a cab and falls into a fountain.
Father Goose (1964)
A quick shot of Cary Grant and Leslie Caron
What's New Pussycat (1965)
Peter Sellers in a suit of armor.
The Wrong Box (1966)
Dr. Pratt (Peter Sellers) confirming his identity
After the Fox (1966)
Peter Sellers falling off a balcony
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
Pseudolus with Hysterium making a face
The Bobo (1967)
Peter Sellers as a blue colored matador
Casino Royale (1967)
Woody Allen rings gong
The Producers (1967)
Leo (Gene Wilder) gets upset that Max (Zero Mostel) is handling his blue blanket.
The Party (1968)
Peter Sellers as a film extra blowing a horn after being shot
The Odd Couple (1968)
"It's not spaghetti, it's linguini" scene is shown
How Sweet It Is! (1968)
Chef Vito Scotti attacks Reynolds in underwear
Sweet Charity (1969)
Shirley MacLaine is dancing to "If They Could See Me Now."
There's a Girl in My Soup (1970)
Robert Danvers (Peter Sellers) introducing himself to Marion (Goldie Hawn)
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Allen on dance floor
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972)
Clips of the film featuring Peter Sellers as the March Hare are shown.
Shamus (1973)
Burt Reynolds flirting with Dyan Cannon in a bar scene.
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Black Bart and group sing "I Get No Kick from Champagne," and the ending scene involving western actors running out of the studio gates.
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Barbra Streisand driving while a bull's head appears from behind her.
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Dr. Frankenstein and Inga with revolving bookcase and candle.
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
Jack Lemmon complaining to Ann Bancroft about the noisy neighbors
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
Peter Sellers is shown as Inspector Clouseau in one of his disguises
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Walter Matthau and George Burns argue about freshening up the act.
Silent Movie (1976)
Crowd scene in Reynold's shower
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
"Does your dog bite?" scene with Peter Sellers and Graham Stark
Annie Hall (1977)
Clips of the film featuring Diane Keaton and Woody Allen are shown.
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Jackie Gleason appears upset
Semi-Tough (1977)
Burt Reynolds charms a stewardess aboard an airplane about to take off.
The World's Greatest Lover (1977)
Gene Wilder rants to Carol Kane about being unique.
High Anxiety (1977)
Richard (Mel Brooks) gets attacked in a phone booth.
House Calls (1978)
Scene of Dr. Charlie Nichols (Walter Matthau) in drag
Foul Play (1978)
Dudley Moore close-up with drink
Animal House (1978)
John Belushi at the toga party.
Hooper (1978)
Scene with Jan Michael-Vincent, Burt Reynolds and Terry Bradshaw in a fight scene
Up in Smoke (1978)
Cheech gets into an accident lifting weights in a gym and Chong tries to help him.
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
Philo (Clint Eastwood) pretends to shoot Clyde the orangutan with his finger
California Suite (1978)
Walter Matthau attempts to dress an unconscious woman on his bed.
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Clips are shown with Miss Piggy
Starting Over (1979)
Burt Reynolds takes a polaroid picture of Jill Clayburgh, who is in the shower at the time.
The Jerk (1979)
Steve Martin's head spins around
Being There (1979)
Chauncy Gardner is introduced to the President of the USA.
The Private Eyes (1980)
Variation on the "Walk this way" sight gag
Wholly Moses! (1980)
Richard Pryor as the Pharoah is shown
Rough Cut (1980)
Burt Reynolds attempts to imitate Cary Grant to Lesley-Anne Down
Airplane! (1980)
face-slapping sight gag
Caddyshack (1980)
Chae close-up blowing smoke
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
Peter Sellers in costume as Dr. Fu Manchu
Stir Crazy (1980)
Prisoners Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor freak out on prison guards.
Nine to Five (1980)
Violet (Lily Tomlin) in a fantasy scene as Snow White
Bustin' Loose (1981)
Richard Pryor pleads for a longer sentence than a judge gives him.
History of the World: Part I (1981)
Moses (Mel Brooks) delivers the 15, no 10, commandments from the Lord, and as King Louis XVI, and the "Big Ending" scene.
The Cannonball Run (1981)
J.J. McCluer (Burt Reynolds) in a fist fight
Stripes (1981)
Murray and recruits drill for general
Arthur (1981)
Arthur is in the bathtub being attended to by butler Gielgud
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash (1981)
Carol Burnett is dressed in a style similar to Carmen Miranda's iconic fashion.

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