The Big Parade of Comedy 58 years old

Laughs of a lifetime... with 50 fabulous stars!

The Big Parade of Comedy

Film clips highlight the funniest scenes and brightest comic stars in MGM's history.

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The Big Parade of Comedy Cast

Name Character
Joan Crawford She was 60, 73 years old when she died
Charlie Chaplin He was 75, 88 years old when he died
Clark Gable He was 63, 59 years old when he died as Eddie in 'Hold Your Man' (archive footage)
Brian Donlevy He was 63, 71 years old when he died
Leo Carrillo He was 83, 80 years old when he died
Greta Garbo She was 58, 84 years old when she died
Cary Grant He was 60, 82 years old when he died as Cary Grant
Buster Keaton He was 68, 70 years old when he died
Diana Lewis She was 44, 77 years old when she died
William Haines He was 64, 73 years old when he died
Lucille Ball She was 53, 77 years old when she died as Julie Hampton in 'Meet the People' (archive footage)
Katharine Hepburn She was 57, 96 years old when she died as Tracy Lord (archive footage)
Lou Costello He was 58, 52 years old when he died
Freddie Bartholomew He was 40, 67 years old when he died
John Ireland He was 50, 78 years old when he died
Stan Laurel He was 74, 74 years old when he died as Stan in 'Hollywood Party' (archive footage)
William Powell He was 72, 91 years old when he died as Nick Charles (archive footage)
Oliver Hardy He was 72, 65 years old when he died as Oliver in 'Hollywood Party' (archive footage)
Myrna Loy She was 59, 88 years old when she died as Nora Charles (archive footage)
Elisha Cook, Jr. He was 60, 91 years old when he died
Lupe Vélez She was 56, 36 years old when she died
Robert Taylor He was 53, 57 years old when he died as Raymond Dabney in 'Personal Property' (archive footage)
Edmund Lowe He was 74, 81 years old when he died
Groucho Marx He was 73, 86 years old when he died
Bud Abbott He was 66, 76 years old when he died
Robert Barrat He was 75, 80 years old when he died
Peter Whitney He was 48, 55 years old when he died
Harpo Marx He was 75, 75 years old when he died
Lew Cody He was 80, 50 years old when he died
Spencer Tracy He was 64, 67 years old when he died as Haggerty in 'Libeled Lady' (archive footage)
Jeff Corey He was 50, 88 years old when he died
Charley Grapewin He was 94, 86 years old when he died
Melvyn Douglas He was 63, 80 years old when he died
Karen Morley She was 54, 93 years old when she died
Grant Mitchell He was 90, 82 years old when he died
Les Tremayne He was 51, 90 years old when he died
Larry Fine He was 61, 72 years old when he died
Chester Morris He was 63, 69 years old when he died
Ferdinand Gottschalk He was 106, 86 years old when he died
Marceline Day She was 56, 91 years old when she died
Billy Wayne He was 67, 73 years old when he died
Phillips Holmes He was 57, 35 years old when he died
George Tobias He was 63, 78 years old when he died
Clarence Wilson He was 87, 64 years old when he died
Robert Benchley He was 74, 56 years old when he died
George K. Arthur He was 65, 86 years old when he died
Richard Carle He was 93, 69 years old when he died
Owen Moore He was 77, 52 years old when he died
Nat Pendleton He was 69, 72 years old when he died
Marie Dressler She was 95, 65 years old when she died
Lewis Stone He was 84, 73 years old when he died
Louise Closser Hale She was 91, 60 years old when she died
Jed Prouty He was 85, 77 years old when he died
Anita Page She was 54, 98 years old when she died
Jean Harlow She was 53, 26 years old when she died as Ruby in 'Hold Your Man' (archive footage)
Franchot Tone He was 59, 63 years old when he died
Curly Howard He was 60, 48 years old when he died
Douglas Fairbanks He was 81, 56 years old when he died
Willie Fung He was 68, 49 years old when he died
James Finlayson He was 77, 66 years old when he died
Tod Browning He was 84, 82 years old when he died
Tammany Young He was 77, 49 years old when he died
Harry Gribbon He was 79, 76 years old when he died
Ted Healy He was 67, 41 years old when he died
Monta Bell He was 73, 66 years old when he died
Wallace Beery He was 79, 64 years old when he died
Gail Patrick She was 53, 69 years old when she died
Red Skelton He was 51, 84 years old when he died as Aubrey Filmore in 'A Southern Yankee' (archive footage)
W.C. Fields He was 84, 66 years old when he died as Wilkins Micawber in 'David Copperfield' (archive footage)
Lionel Belmore He was 97, 85 years old when he died
ZaSu Pitts She was 70, 69 years old when she died
Dorothy Burgess She was 57, 54 years old when she died
Polly Moran She was 81, 68 years old when she died
John Carroll He was 58, 72 years old when he died
Bert Roach He was 73, 79 years old when he died
Marion Davies She was 67, 64 years old when she died
Carole Lombard She was 55, 33 years old when she died
Jack Norton He was 82, 76 years old when he died
Dave O'Brien He was 52, 57 years old when he died
Leatrice Joy She was 70, 91 years old when she died
Nora Cecil She was 85, 72 years old when she died
Barnett Parker He was 77, 54 years old when he died
Josephine Crowell She was 105, 73 years old when she died
Elizabeth Allan She was 54, 80 years old when she died
Tom Ricketts He was 111, 86 years old when he died
Moe Howard He was 67, 77 years old when he died
John Gilbert He was 67, 38 years old when he died
Winifred Harris She was 84, 92 years old when she died
Chico Marx He was 77, 74 years old when he died
Lee Tracy He was 66, 70 years old when he died
E. E. Clive He was 85, 60 years old when he died
Charles Williams He was 77, 91 years old when he died
Bert Lahr He was 69, 72 years old when he died
Frank Dawson
Karl Dane He was 77, 47 years old when he died

The Big Parade of Comedy Crew

Name Department
Robert Youngson as Director. He was 46 (56) years old when He died Directing
Robert Youngson as Producer. He was 46 (56) years old when He died Production
Robert Youngson as Writer. He was 46 (56) years old when He died Writing
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The Big Parade of Comedy (58 years)

Laughs of a lifetime... with 50 fabulous stars!

  • Release day: Wednesday, September 02, 1964
  • Runtime: 90 minutes