Golden Years of British Comedy, Vol. 1: The '40s (1997)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sketch Comedy, Standup Comedy  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |  
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This video features the comedy of British comedians during the 1940s. Such performers as Arthur Askey, Sid Field, and George Formsby began developing priceless characters and comedy routines during that era that still influence new comedians today. Fans of Field included such people as Laurence Olivier, President Dwight Eisenhower, Bing Crosby, and Bob Hope.



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