On Comedy/North America

Mark TwainEdit

Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold LlyodEdit

VaudevilleEdit

The Marx BrothersEdit

Bob HopeEdit

RadioEdit

Jack Benny, Lenny Bruce, and 'Stand-Up'Edit

TelevisionEdit

Second City And Improvisation ComedyEdit

Saturday Night LiveEdit

American Comedy ArchiveEdit

In 2005, Bill Dana and Emerson College established the American Comedy Archive in an effort "to acquire, preserve and make available primary source material that documents the professional activities of the ground breaking individuals who have written, produced or performed comedy for radio, television, motion pictures or live performance."

CanadaEdit

Last modified on 19 February 2010, at 19:52