Lost Heroes of Comedy

Forgotten Heroes of Slapstick Comedy 12A

Slapstick 2019

Film

Please note: This was screened in Jan 2019

Director:
Various
Cast:
Various
Duration:
60 mins, UK
Primary language:
English

Why are Eric & Ernie, Tommy Cooper and Frankie Howerd so fondly remembered, while Arthur Haynes, Charlie Drake, Harry Langdon and more languish in the archives?

These once celebrated stars, from the silent days of Hollywood to the comedy club boom, come under the spotlight in this affectionate tribute by comedy historian Robert Ross.

Specially tailored for Slapstick Festival, join us to celebrate the forgotten heroes of slapstick comedy... forgotten no longer.