On Comedy/North America

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Mark TwainEdit

Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold LlyodEdit


The Marx BrothersEdit

Bob HopeEdit


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


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."