Video — 2 videocassettes (120 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
A collection of sketches and performances, etc. on film or kinescope. Most not identified individually. Volume 1 includes Jack Benny and some chimps, Smith & Dale, Henny Youngman, Will Rogers, and a host of lesser known dancers, contortionists, and comedians, including animal acts. Includes the short silent film Two knights of Vaudeville, featuring clack actors, a silent film with Weber & Fields, and excerpt from A Natural Born Gambler with Burt Williams. Volume 2 features assorted dancers and comedians, including some in blackface, juggler, acrobatic bears, etc. Includes W.C. Fields, Sophie Tucker, and early sound films by Eddie Cantor and Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake.