Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine.
The judge's (Lewis Stone) son (Mickey Rooney) goes to college after serving in the war and finds his sweetheart (Bonita Granville) is engaged to someone else.
Midday with Ray Martin from 1985 - 1993.
El tries to save his girlfriend, disinterested in him, from a gang of kidnappers.
An Englishman and his valet have adventures in the American West.
A kind of filmed vaudeville show, using old material from RKO films and some new.
The police investigate a bank robbery, and when they don't seem to be making much headway, a newspaper reporter decides to investigate it on his own.
Live from Just For Laughs, the Montreal International Comedy Festival, come the funniest comics to ever take the stage at the world's largest and most prestigious comedy event! With hilarious performances by: Larry the Cable Guy, Ron White, Frank Caliendo, Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Jon Reep, Dom Irrera, John Caparulo, John Caponera, Kathleen Madigan, Joe Starr, Michael Loftus, Rocky Laporte, and Steve McGrew.
Searching the hills on the frontier of some unnamed disaster, the Groom finds a new form of sadness and desolation while searching for his lost Bride.
Presented by Film Roman, producer of "The Simpsons" and "King of the Hill," Level 13.Net was born from a desire to explore animated short content and bring the best animated films to a wide audience. A compilation of some of the funniest independently produced animation from around the world, these original films (some of which have won prestigious awards) delve into unique environments where we're greeted by many absurd and comical characters.
Dapper Laughs is back! Britain's most popular internet comedy sensation is back and causing more trouble than ever. Despite continued criticism by the media, his profile and fan-base have continued to grow and now he's back, nothing is going to bring this star down! DAPPER LAUGHS THE RES ERECTION LIVE is the sold out, stand-up live show and the official come-back event!
Russell Peters, Jon Stewart, Flight of the Conchords, Dave Chappelle and more.
John Virgo entertains a packed crowd with his quick-fire wit and amazing trick shots. Special guests turn up throughout to try their hands at Virgo's trick shots, including talented funnyman Mickey Pugh
Mixing clever practical jokes, hidden cameras and a few unsuspecting victims, this hilarious compilation of hidden-camera pranks chronicles the madcap fun that ensues when people are unwittingly put in strange situations. Produced in the style of "Candid Camera," but absent of narration, this series features such silly pranks as an alien hiding in bushes and an abandoned coffin that suddenly comes to life.
He stars in "Blue Collar TV" and the next Blue Collar Comedy Tour movie, whose original documented the most successful comedy tour in years. He's scored #1 comedy albums, platinum and gold among them, and outsold Chris Rock, Adam Sandler and Jerry Seinfield. He's racked up a gold #1 Country hit. He's even popularized a phrase into everyday speech. Now A Decade of Laughs: The Video Collection brings together his five best-known music videos, including the #1 "Here's Your Sign" starring Travis Tritt. Here's your sign...Bill Engvall is one of today's most popular comedians.
A stand-up comedy showcase hosted by Howie Mandel with performances by Jeff Ross, Pete Holmes, Jim Breuer, Fortune Feimster, Vladimir Caamaño and Marina Franklin. Recorded at the 2015 Just for Laughs Festival. Also: includes moments from past festivals featuring Joan Rivers, Jon Stewart and Eddie Izzard.
Comedians reflect on how school shaped them during their performances at the Montreal Just for Laughs festival.
The story behind the casting and production of the classic Universal Studios silent film The Man Who Laughs
Mixing clever practical jokes, hidden cameras and a few unsuspecting victims, this hilarious compilation of hidden-camera pranks chronicles the madcap fun that ensues when people are unwittingly put in strange situations. In these two volumes, innocent victims participate in a bizarre blindfolded smell test, become involved in a mistaken identity situation, are exposed to margarine ice cream, experience a concealed crocodile and much more.
Acclaimed actor Vincent D'Onofrio narrates this documentary that celebrates the life and career of renowned comedian Sal Richards, from his upbringing in Brooklyn, N.Y., to his days headlining shows in glittering Las Vegas. Featuring interviews with Richards and highlights from his standup routines, director Greg Principato's entertaining film also includes Don Rickles, Joy Behar and other veteran comics reflecting on Richards's show-biz legacy.
Just for Laughs is a sketch comedy show hosted by Rick Miller that shows clips from the Canadian version of the show. Good ratings during the summer airings in 2007 resulted in ABC adding the show to the network lineup as a midseason replacement for 2007-2008. It returned to the schedule on January 1, 2008, before being canceled on May 12, 2008. However, on June 4, 2009, it was announced that a third season would begin airing on June 21, 2009.
Just for Laughs was an Australian light entertainment television program that aired on the Nine Network. The show was hosted by David Whitehill, and showed humorous hidden cameras clips from around the world.
Just for Laughs is a British hidden camera comedy show which was broadcast on Saturday nights on BBC One. It was produced by Wild Rover Productions with Philip Morrow as producer. It started airing in 2003 and ran for five seasons, going off air in 2007. During its run, it was the only Saturday night entertainment show currently on BBC One to be produced by an independent television company based outside London. Just for Laughs was filmed primarily in and around Belfast, Northern Ireland, Glasgow, Scotland and Leeds, England. The Belfast Botanic Gardens were a common filming location for doing some pranks. Just for Laughs has a Canadian sister version called Just For Laughs Gags, and the format of the two is identical. Some of the clips for Just for Laughs are taken directly from Just for Laughs Gags, and vice versa.
Just For Laughs: All Access is an exclusive stand-up series that features the biggest names from around the world. From the stages of Montreal’s grand Place des Arts and gritty Club Soda, Just For Laughs brings you the very best in stand-up today.
Just for Laughs: Gags is a Canadian silent comedy/hidden camera reality television show that is under the Just for Laughs brand. In 2000, JFL Gags began airing on French Canadian network Canal D. In the following years, the show was picked up by TVA, CBC and The Comedy Network in Canada, BBC1 in the UK, TF1 in France, and ABC and Telemundo in the United States. This series' format is a hidden camera comedy show, playing silly pranks on unsuspecting subjects while hidden cameras capture peoples' responses. The show plays music in the background, but does not contain any sound or dialogue other than brief sound effects and laughter. Although some shorts have included brief dialogue. It is mostly filmed in Montreal and rural Quebec, although some segments have been filmed in Mexico. British and Asian versions have been produced in the UK and Singapore respectively. In 2011, the show spawned a spinoff titled, Just Kidding which consists exclusively of kids playing pranks on adults. With its silent format and no translation required, Just for Laughs Gags has been purchased for use in over 100 countries throughout the world, as well as in airports and by airlines. Reactions to the gags range from "inane" to cross-culturally funny. The same distributors also distribute Surprise Sur Prise, a similar show.
Just for Laughs Gags Asia is a comedy show based on the popular Canadian version of the show. The first episode of JFL Asia was aired on MediaCorp Channel 5 on January 12, 2010 at 9.00 pm. MediaCorp TV has entered into an exclusive agreement with Just for Laughs to co-produce and distribute JFL gags for the Asian market. The first season which contained 13 episodes were filmed in Singapore. Subsequent seasons will be filmed in other Asian Countries. Channel 8 aired the Chinese version of the show from May 7, 2010 at 8.00 pm. There is no dubbing as the show has no lines. Disney Channel Asia also aired this show from July 10, 2010.
Laughter, and especially what makes people laugh, is highly revealing of the culture we live in. Each episode offers a rich journey through the global adventure of laugh.
Funny Business is a documentary style television series about the craft of comedy consisting of six 50-minute episodes. The first episode aired in the UK 22 November 1992. The show was also shown in Germany and released on video. It was directed by David Hinton. The writers were Rowan Atkinson, Robin Driscoll, and David Hinton. It was produced by Tiger Television Productions. The show featured appearances by many comedians, including Rowan Atkinson who made an appearance both as the presenter/narrator, and as an aspiring comedy actor named Kevin. Atkinson demonstrated many of the principles of comedy in a manner which was instantly identifiable to anyone familiar with his Mr. Bean character.
Each episode follows Fukuzou Moguro, a traveling salesman, and his current customer. Moguro deals in things that give his customers their heart's desire, and once his deals are made and their unhealthy desires are satisfied, Moguro's customers are often left with terrible repercussions, especially if they break the rules of his deals...
There is an urban legend that tells of a shinigami that can release people from the pain they are suffering. This "Angel of Death" has a name—Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real. When a rash of disappearances involving female students breaks out at Shinyo Academy, the police and faculty assume they just have a bunch of runaways on their hands. Yet some students know better. Something mysterious and foul is afoot. Is it Boogiepop or something even more sinister...?
Laughing in the Wind is a 2001 Chinese television series produced by Zhang Jizhong, starring Li Yapeng and Xu Qing in the leading roles. The series is an adaptation of Louis Cha's novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer. It was first broadcast on CCTV in China in 2001.
An unscripted variety series from Mexico in which ten professional comedians compete for a cash prize by trying to make each other laugh. The one who refrains from laughing the longest, while forcing other contestants to laugh first, is the winner.