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Make'Em Laugh

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The fourth of five programmes featuring some of Hollywood's great silent comedy stars. This week: Larry Semon
Mark Curry takes a look at what are probably the funniest chase films to come out of Hollywood in the 1920s. Larry Semon starred in films that had to have the hero chasing express trains or aeroplanes. The stunts are breath-taking, the laughs non-stop. Mark also shows how some of the spectacular stunts were achieved.
Director BRUCE RAWLINGS Producer JOHN BUTTERY BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Larry Semon
Unknown: Mark Curry
Unknown: Larry Semon
Director: Bruce Rawlings
Producer: John Buttery

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