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Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

2009 Rated NR 6hr

Billy Crystal hosts this PBS documentary series that examines the history of humor in American entertainment, from slapstick to satire. A slew of stars appear in the classic routines that made them famous and discuss what makes comedy work. Spanning a century of laughs, the clips feature Steve Martin, Carol Burnett, Johnny Carson, Chris Rock, Cheech Marin, Roseanne and other comedic geniuses. Amy Sedaris narrates the series.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.